Stanisław Wycech

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Stanisław Wycech
Born(1902-06-27)June 27, 1902
Sadoleś, Poland
DiedJanuary 12, 2008(2008-01-12) (aged 105)
Warsaw, Poland
Allegiance Poland
Service/branchPolish Military Organisation
Years of serviceFebruary 1917 – November 1920
Battles/warsWorld War I
Polish Soviet War
World War II

Stanisław Wycech (June 27, 1902 – January 12, 2008) was, at age 105, the last Polish veteran of the First World War. At the time of his death, he was, at age 105, the youngest living veteran of the war. Wycech was underage when he enlisted in the Polish Military Organisation in 1917 aged only 15 and participated in the disarming of German troops on November 10, 1918. He did not participate in the Greater Poland Uprising due to contracting typhoid, but was also a veteran of the Polish-Soviet War. He fought during World War II and he took part in Warsaw Uprising. He resided in Warsaw until his death at age 105.

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