Saturday, 3 April 2010


He was an air gunner, born on 24th April 1916 and 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; he won this medal on two further occasions and also won the Silver Cross of the Order of Virtuti Militari.

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