Jan Patyra

Born: 14th April 1921

Kraznystaw, Poland

Date of interview: 30th July 2006

Map showing where Jan Patyra came from

What, for demob soldiers?

Well. That was a used to be a American airmen, used to live there.
See, so after the Americans left we just went there. Still a soldier, over there. And from over there we start forming a small band, you know because a lot of our chaps went to Poland, or somewhere else, you know the band wasn't the band any more. So we formed, sort of like a small dance band.