For his outstanding bravery and unrivaled leadership gen. St. Sosabowski was awarded the following important top decorations:
• The Independence Cross
• The Cross of Valour – Krzyż Walecznych (1939)
• The Order of Polonia Restituta Class V
• The Golden Cross of Merit with Swords – Zloty Krzyż Zasługi z Mieczami
• The Virtuti Militari Cross Class V (in 1939)
Commander of the Order of the British Empire, CBE (1943)
• The Officer’s Medal of the Active Combatants Association
• Academic Laurels from The Polish Academy of Science
• Krzyż Komandorski z Gwiazdą Orderu Odrodzenia Polski (The Commander’s Cross with Star) posthumously
• Order of Polonia Restituta (1988)
Bronzen Leeuw (2006)

• Some 30 Scout Troops in Poland are named after him
• Freeman of Municipality of Heteren

Source: website family Sosabowski

• gen. Sosabowski in English, Polish

1st Polish Independent Parachute Brigade, 1 Samodzielna Brygada Spadochronowa

published at Polonia.NL 30.05.2006