18 June 2004 - Okecie Airport tarmac, Warsaw
The ashes of the last commander of the Warsaw defense in September 1939, General Walerian Czuma, and the ashes of his brother Colonel Wladyslaw Czuma return to Warsaw We had the honor to arrange for the Warsaw Municipal Office for the repatriation of the ashes of the last commander of General Walerian Czuma and the ashes of his brother Colonel Wladyslaw Czuma from the Wrexham Cemetery in Wales to Warsaw.
On behalf of the Warsaw Municipal Office the ceremony was attended by Mr Wladyslaw Stasiak, the later Head of the Presidential Office of President Lech Kaczynski. Mr Wladyslaw Stasiak died on 10 April 2010 in the air crash of the presidential airplane near Smolensk on his way to celebrate 70th anniversary of the Katyn crime.
The ashes of General Walerian Czuma and his brother Colonel Wladyslaw Czuma were place on the Warsaw Powazki Military Cemetery.
Walerian Czuma (born on 24 December 1890 in Niepolomice, died on 7 April 1962 in Penley (England), brigadier general of the Polish Army, Commander of the Border Guard, social activist, commander of the Warsaw defense in September 1939.