Friday, 5 February 2010


©ARS Group

He was a navigator/air gunner, born on 10th August 1912 and killed when R1443 was shot down on 6th May 1941 by a night fighter near Le Havre, France.  He was posthumously awarded the Cross of Valour, for bravery in action, by Air Vice Marshal Ujejski on28th June 1941; he was also a recipient of the Order of Virtuti Militari fifth class.  Immediately before the war he was a member of 21 Eskadra Bombowa Lekka, flying mainly in PZL23B Karas.

Photograph courtesy of the Aircrew Remembrance Society

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