What Do You Know About The Polish Soldier Buried In Shaftesbury?

Two Shaftesbury friends who grew up in Poland will mark their nation’s Independence Day in a private ceremony at Mampitts Cemetery today.

Joanna Tucholska has recently learned that a Polish soldier, Captain Stefan Nelken, is buried there. Joanna wants to find out more about his life.

Joanna Tucholska

The grave of Captain Stefan Nelkens at Mampitts Cemetery

She wonders whether Stefan has living relatives who are unaware that he is buried in Shaftesbury.