The biography of Franciszek Pekszyc, pseudonym “Grudziński” – an officer in the Polish Legions. He was born in 1891 in Sokal. He studied geology at the Lviv Polytechnic and was engaged in scouting. When World War I broke out, he enlisted in the Polish Legions where he was designated as the commanding officer of the 4th Battalion in the 1st Brigade of Polish Legions, and shortly afterwards as the commander of company in the 6th Battalion. He lost his life on 3rd June 1915 around Modliborzyce while out on patrol.