Friday, 5 February 2010


He was a radio operator/air gunner, born on 23rd November 1917.  He was killed on the way to an anti-submarine sweep when HX384 was struck by ferocious cross winds on 12th August 1942.  It was blown over the cliffs by the runway at RAF Dale.  He is buried at Newark upon Trent Cemetery.  He was awarded the Krzyz Walechznych (Cross of Valour) by Air Vice Marshal Ujejski on 21st November 1941 and won this medal on two other occasions.  He also won the Silver Cross of the Order of Virtuti Militari.

Photograph courtesy of Aircrew Remembrance Group

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