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* NOTE ON DATES: IMPORTANT: For consistency, the Date is given as the date the mission TOOK OFF since the precise time of a loss is not always certain. Take Off date is unambigous and fixed in the official records, but obviously in those cases where the incident occurred before midnight UK time, then the Take Off Date will be the same as the Incident Date. Of course, most Bomber Command missions flew through midnight, therefore a Luftwaffe claim against a plane - or a locally generated crash report - may record the incident as occurring on the day following our Take Off Date. Bear this in mind when cross-referencing to our Luftwaffe Victories by Name/Date Database and other Luftwaffe sources. In some cases other sources may quote the date following our date, using locally generated reports as their source. To add to the potential for confusion, remember to take into account a Luftwaffe recorded date will be in local time, 1 hour ahead of UK time. When we discover a validated Incident Date we change our record if necessary

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#Name* (↑)First NamesTitleRankRAF Equivalent RankService No.BornNationalityRoleAwardsAir Force (↑)Command (↑)Unit (↑)DateofIncident *See Note (↑)Aircraft (↑)TypeSerialCodeVictories (Fighters)BaseTimeMission                        Incident                        FateCommemoratedPhoto (Click to Expand)Referring Database                        Notes                        Links/Archive Reports
151 SzymilewiczZygmuntPodporucznik NawigFlying OfficerP-2356 / 794332Born 17 April 1914 Wilno Lithuania (Age 30 when killed)PolandNavigatorMedal Lotniczy

PAFFighter Command307 Sqd (Polish)
1944-09-18 (17?)De Havilland MosquitoXllHK223EW-RRAF Church Fenton, Yorkshire23:56Intruder - ArnhemTook off after refuelling at RAF Coltishall 23.56 hours 17 September 1944 on an Intruder Patrol between Grove - Deelen. Failed to return. Location : Netherlands. See archive reportMissing, believed KilledPAF Memorial, Northolt, No Known Grave - Lost in operation over Holland.

Courtesy Robert Gretzyngier, Wojtek Matusiak

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152 SzyszkowskiAntoni KazimierzMajor Nawig StrzelecFlying OfficerP.0439Born 16 August 1900 Kraków (Age 41 when killed)PolandNavigator / Air GunnerKrzyz Walecznych (x2)

Medal Lotniczy (x2)

PAFBomber Command300 Sqd (Polish)
1942-06-19Vickers Wellington lVZ1215BH-ERAF Ingham23:52EmdenTook off from Ingham 23.52 19 June 1942 on an Operation to Emden. Shot down over the sea.. Location : . Missing, believed Killed in Action on Operational Flight PAF Memorial, Northolt. ,

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153 ThieslerKazimierz AlfonsPlutonowy PilotSergeantP.783690Born 14 October 1915 Jabłówko Starogard Gd. (Age 26 when killed)PolandPilotKrzyz Walecznych

Medal Lotniczy

PAFFighter Command307 Sqd (Polish)
1942-02-11Bristol BeaufighterllfT3035EW-RAF ExeterTraining Attempting to land at Honiton Clyst, Exeter in a thick ground mist, whilst on training flight. On the third approach, the wheels of the Beaufighter clipped a tree and the machine crashed at Sowton, East of Exeter, killing both crew. Location : United Kingdom. Killed on Training Flight - Flying Accident PAF Memorial, Northolt, Exeter Higher Cemetery - Devon, United Kingdom. Plot War Graves Section Zk Grave 18
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154 WachalKazimierzPodporucznik PilotSergeantP.783506Born 7 February 1904 (Age 37)PolandPilotPAFNo.4 Bombing and Gunnery School1941-05-15Fairey BattleV1223RAF StranraerPort Logan, ScotlandCrashed at Port Logan, Scotland, whilst on a training flight. Location : United Kingdom. Killed on Training FlightPAF Memorial, Northolt, Stranraer (Glebe) Cemetery - Wigtownshire, United Kingdom. War Graves Group Section H Grave 164Archiwum Polish Database
155 WidackiKazimierzPodporucznik PilotPilot OfficerP-2708Born 3 February 1921 (Age 23)PolandPilotPAFBomber Command1586 Special Duties Flight SOE1944-08-28Handley Page HalifaxllJP295FS-PRAF Brindisi, ItalySOE Supply DropsVanished without trace whilst making supply drops to the Campimos Forest area, near Warsaw. Aircraft is presumed to have been lost in Adriatic Sea. After the War the remnants of an Unidentified Halifax ll were found in Branica, near Tarnow, which, according to local residents, crashed there at the end of August / beginning of September 1944, killing its crew. Jerzy B Cynk, in 'The PAF at War' states that this Halifax wreck is almost certainly JP295 as it is the only Polish Halifax unaccounted for. He also says that 'confusing contemporary reports from the Polish Underground linked the Branica wreckage with Liberator EW275, brought down in nearby Olszyny, ten nights earlier. Location : Poland / Hungary / Adriatic. Missing, believed Killed in Action on Operational Flight PAF Memorial, Northolt, No Known Grave - Possibly aircraft lost in Adriatic Sea
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156 WieliczkoKazimierz ZygmuntPorucznikFlying OfficerP-034125.02.1915 Parafianów BelarusPolandPilotKrzyz Walecznych (x3)

Medal Lotniczy

George Medal
PAFBomber Command305 Sqd Polish
1942-05-05WellingtonIIW5573SM-OLindholme2208StuttgartReturning to base, crash landed 4 miles NNE of Gainsborough, Lincolnshire Crashed near Blyton LINCSKilled
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157 WieliczkoKazimierz ZygmontPorucznik Nawig PilotFlying OfficerP.0341Born 25 February 1915 (Age 27)PolandNavigator / PilotGMPAFBomber Command305 Sqd (Polish)
1942-06-02Vickers WellingtonIIZ8583SM-ZRAF Lindholme23:55EssenCrashed at Swanston Morley, Billingford, Norfolk. Location : United Kingdom. Killed on Operational FlightPAF Memorial, Northolt, Newark-Upon-Trent Cemetery - Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom. War Graves Plot Section O Grave 309

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158 WiznerKazimierzKapral Kier.Leading AircraftmanP.706220Born 15 February 1921 (Age 25)Poland0PAFNo.72 (P) Motor Transport Light Repair Unit1946-07-23Quakenbruck, NienCzechoslovakia. Died in British Hospital. Location : . Died on Active Service, Quakenbruck CemeteryArchiwum Polish Database
159 WodoKazimierzSierzant Mechanic PokladowyFlight SergeantP.782600Born 11 October 1912 Piotrków Piotrków Tryb. (Age 31 when killed)PolandFlight EngineerMedal Lotniczy (x2)

PAFBomber Command300 Sqd (Polish)
1944-04-25Avro LancasterILL855BH-GRAF Faldingworth22:11KarlsruheAircraft shot down by a German night fighter and it crashed after exploding in mid-air.Wreckage fell 2 km from Michelstadt, Erbach, some 32km South West of Darmstadt. Claim by Ernst Schuren 3/NJG101 - 30km North East of Mannheim: 1,250m 01:28.Killed on Operational FlightPAF Memorial, Northolt, Michelstadt Cemetery, Mannheim, Germany
Archiwum Polish DatabaseThe Polish Armed Forces had a memorial erected at the crash site in 1947
160 WojcickiKazimierz JanPorucznik PilotFlying OfficerP.76656Born 1 March 1914 (Age 28)PolandPilotPAFBomber Command305 Sqd (Polish)
1942-10-25RAF HemswellTorquayDied as a result of an Enemy Air Raid on a Hospital Ward at Torquay, Devon, along with 15 other service patients. Location : United Kingdom.Died on Active Service - Air Raid, Newark-Upon-Trent Cemetery - Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom. War Graves Plot Section "O" Grave 311Archiwum Polish Database
161 WojciechowskiKazimierzSzeregowiecAircraftman 2nd ClassP.704155Born 16 December 1920 (Age 21)PolandPAFNo.25 (P) Elementary Flying Training School1942-10-20RAF HucknallFound in the Guard House at RAF Hucknall while awaiting transport to start 14 days detention.Died in Nottingham City Hospital from self inflicted gun shot wound to the left breastHucknall Cemetery, Section D Grave 6a, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom.
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Courtesy Shaun Noble
162 WolinskiKazimierzPilot OfficerP-0722PolandPilotVirtuti Militari

V kl. KW. ML.
PAFFighter Command315 Sqd Polish
1941-03-27HurricaneIP2974PK-PRAF Speke, Liverpool1000TrainingSee archive report for further detailsSurvived - Killed on the 16th September 1941Boulogne Eastern Cemetery. Plot XIII Row B Grave 14
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163 WolinskiKazimierzPorucznik PilotFlying OfficerP.0722Born 12 May 1910 (Age 31)PolandPilotPAFFighter Command315 Sqd (Polish)
1941-09-16Supermarine SpitfireVbAB923RAF NortholtSweepShot down by a German fighter near Boulogne during a Sweep over St Omer. Location : France. 306 Squadron 28 October 1940Killed in Action, on Operational FlightPAF Memorial, Northolt, Boulogne Eastern Cemetery - Pas De Calais, France. Plot XIII Row B Grave 14

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164 WunscheKazimierz RomanFlight SergeantP-2096 / 793443Age 21PolishPilotVirtuti Militari

PAFFighter Command303 Sqd Polish
1940-09-09HurricaneIP3700RF-ERAF Northolt1725PatrolBaled out over Beechey HeadWoundedSurvived the war.

Archiwum Polish DatabaseBorn on the 05th June 1919 at Jarosław , Poland. Died on 10 July 1980 in Warsaw at the age of 61 years. Buried - Powązki Military Cemetery, Warsaw, Poland. Section B39-9-6. Son of Edward and Stanisława née Talent. Husband of Irena Czapińska. A total of 2,186 hours flying hours logged (5997 hours including civil).
165 WziątekKazimierzSierżantWarrant Officer79266226.06.1916 Radzymin Wołomin, PolandPolishAir GunnerKrzyz Walecznych (x2)

Medal Lotniczy (x3)

Odznaka Za Rany i Kontuzje (Wound Badge)
PAFBomber Command300 Sqd Polish
1944-07-25LancasterIIIPB252BH-HFaldingworth2300StuttgartAbandonedEvader0Archiwum Polish Database
166 ZakielarzEdward KazimierzKapral Radio Operator StrzelecelecSergeantP.784108Born 6 March 1920 Rakszawa Łańcut (Age 22 when killed)PolandRadio Operator / Air GunnerVirtuti Militari

Krzyz Walecznych (x2)

Medal Lotniczy

PAFBomber Command300 Sqd (Polish)
1942-09-10Vickers Wellington lVZ1258BH-NRAF Ingham20:29DTook off from Ingham 20.29 10 September 1942 on Operation to D. Crashed Oud Beijerland NetherlandsKilled in Action, on Operational FlightPAF Memorial, Northolt, Rotterdam (Crooswijk) General Cemetery - Zuid-Holland, Netherlands. Plot Ll Row 2 Grave 19-21

Crosswijk, Holland
Archiwum Polish DatabaseTakeoff at 20:29 hrs local time for an operation to Düsseldorf in Germany. Outward-bound, the aircraft was shot down by a night fighter, presumably a Ju 88 C-6 based at Gilze-Rijen airfield (NJG 2).
167 Zakrzewski-RucińskiKazimierzFlying Officer03.02.1909 WarszawaPolandNavigatorKrzyz Walecznych (x2)

Medal Lotniczy (x2)

PAFBomber Command300 Sqd Polish
1942-08-17WellingtonIVZ1409BH-ARAF Ingham2157OsnabruckExtract from Nachtjagd War Diaries Volume 1 - Theo Boiten. A 4th Abschuss that was achieved further to South a Wellington 300 Sqn that crashed at Emlichheim at 0145. It was contested by Oblt Herbert Lutje 8/NJG1 and by Flak of the 8th Flak Division. It remains unclear which of the claimants were later credited with the Victory.PoW. Survived war. Died 16.02.1982 London, U.K.

Archiwum Polish DatabaseBorn on the 03rd February 1909 in Warsaw, Poland. Died on the 16th February 1982 in London, England, age 73
168 ŻarniewskiKazimierz Kapral Radio Operator Strzelecelec SergeantP.794425Born 11 January 1916 Łosiniec Sokółka (Age 27 when killed)PolandRadio Operator / Air GunnerMedal Lotniczy

PAFBomber Command300 Sqd (Polish)
1943-06-24Vickers Wellington XHZ376BH-GRAF Ingham23:07WuppertalTook off from Ingham 23.07 24 June 1943 on an Operation to bomb Wuppertal. Shot down by anti-aircraft fire right after unloading their bombs. Crashed near Krefeld. The fatalities were originally buried in the St. Location : Germany. Killed in Action, on Operational Flight PAF Memorial, Northolt, Rheinberg War Cemetery - Kamp Lintfort, Nordrhein-Westfal, Germany. Plot III Row D Grave 2
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169 ŻerebeckiKazimierzKapitan NawigFlying OfficerP.0356Born 1 January 1910 Tarnopol Ukraine (Age 31 when killed)PolandNavigatorVirtuti Militari

Krzyz Walecznych (x4)

Medal Lotniczy

PAFBomber Command305 Sqd (Polish)
1941-06-18Vickers Wellington IcR1696SM-PRAF SyerstonBremenTook off from Syerston. Shot down by a night-fighter flown by Oblt Egmont Prinz zur Lippe Weissenfeld of 4/NJG1. Aircraft crashed at Polder Het Grootslag, Noor Holland, Netherlands at 00:58 hrs. Location : Netherlands.Killed on Operational FlightPAF Memorial, Northolt, Bergen General Cemetery - Noord-Holland, Netherlands. Plot 1 Row E Grave 12

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170 ZiemiańskiKazimierzPodporucznik PilotPilot OfficerP.1586Born 23 October 1916 New York – USA (Age 25 when killed)USAPilotKrzyz Walecznych

Medal Lotniczy

PAFBomber Command304 Sqd (Polish)
1942-04-05Vickers Wellington IcX9764NZ-RAF Lindholme22:58KolnClaim by Oblt Heinrich Petersen 6/NJG1 - near Geerbetz 10km NW of St Trond (6A): 4,900m at 0228. (Nachtjagd Combat Archives 1942 - Theo Boiten)Killed on Operational FlightBurials took place at St Truiden on 7 April 1942

PAF Memorial, Northolt, Heverlee War Cemetery

After the war - Leuven, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium. Plot III Row E Grave 3

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171 ZuromskiJulian KazimierzFlying OfficerP-0350Born on the 06th November 1918PolishPilotPAFFighter Command66 Sqd
1943-07-30SpitfireVbBL436AMRamrodForce landed in BelgiumPoW Berlin-Steglitz (Stalag 3D) but escaped captivity

Courtesy Oleg Marin

Born in Borysoglebs, Russia. Served with 306 and 308 Polish squadrons. Escaped captivity to Czechoslovakia. Whilst there he fought with the underground until the arrival of allied troops. After the demob. in 1946 he joined the Pakistan. Died on the 17th May 1999 in Surbiton, Surrey

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