1973 – Kaminski, Jan
Derbyshire Times 3rd August 1973.
A former corporal in the Free-Polish Army, Mr. Jan Kaminski (58), was demobbed in England in 1947, and became a miner at Williamthorpe Colliery. He lived at 58 Station Rod, Pilsley. There he worked as a face-worker until the pit closed two years ago and he was transferred to Markham Colliery. He was a quiet man and many of his workmates did not even know his name. He leaves a widow and one son.
Research by Sandra Struggles:
Jan was married to his french born wife, Josephine and they had a son, Jan Frank, aged 21 years who planned to become a civil engineer.
The location of the artwork dedicated to Jan will be in Zone 2, see the map here.
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