Saturday, 20 March 2010


He was a navigator who had transferred from the Polish Army and was born on 4th April 1908 at Niemcy and died on 18th July 1941 and is buried at Newark upon Trent Cemetery.  He was killed on N2840 (which was borrowed from 301 Squadron) when it was shot down by a German intruder at Cowtham House Farm, Balderton near Newark, Nottinghamshire.  It was returning from a bombing raid to Rotterdam.  He was awarded the Cross of Valour, for bravery in action, by Air Vice Marshal Ujejski on 28th June 1941.

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