Stanley Scislowski was born in Windsor, Ontario in 1923 and lived in that city all his life. He is a veteran of the Perth Regiment, and fought on the Italian front until an injury put him out of action. After the war Stan was a partner in an electroplating business. He has six children and nine grandchildren, and maintains his interest in military history and writing. A member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 594, Scislowski has been editor of the Branch bulletin for 32 years.