Full name: Jerzy Roman JÃ³zef Potulicki-SkÃ³rzewski z WiÄcborga h. GrzymaÅa
Born: July 27, 1894 in Kaltenleutgeben, NiederÃ¶sterreich, Austria
Died: August 15, 1950 in Dive, Abidjan, Lagunes, Cote d'Ivoire
Born in Austro-Hungary, Count Jerzy Potulicki-SkÃ³rzewski graduated from high school and was a student at several foreign universities. In addition to his native language, Count Potulicki-SkÃ³rzewski was fluent in German, French, English, Hungarian, and Spanish. During World War I, he was a second lieutenant in the German army and was awarded the Cross of Valour. During this time, he contracted tuberculosis.
Count Potulicki-SkÃ³rzewski was transferred to the reserve as a captain in the 21st Cavalry Regiment Vistula. In 1919, he joined the newly formed Polish Army as a captain with the 16th Cavalry Regiment of Wielkopolska. While undergoing tuberculosis treatment in Switzerland, he served as a military attache at the Polish embassy in Bern. He later joined the service of the Foreign Department of the Presidential Office and became liaison officer from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to the II. Division of the Supreme Command. As a relative of [JÃ³zef Broel-Plater] Count Potulicki-SkÃ³rzewski became a member of the Polish bobsled crew at the 1928 Olympic Winter Games.
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