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Hawker Hurricane R4122 - 24/05/1941

Flying Officer Eugeniusz Fiedorczuk of No 315 (Polish) Squadron was reported to have had a landing accident after combat with a Ju88 upon landing in Hawker Hurricane No R4122 on the 24th May 1941.

Flying Officer Eugeniusz Fiedorczuk

Flying Officer Eugeniusz Fiedorczuk

Pilot Officer Eugeniusz Fiedorczuk was born on the 28th December 1918. He Graduated from the SPL in Deblin (13th Class), and was commissioned on the 1st September 1939. In England he was posted to No 315 Squadron (Polish). He was killed on the 15th August 1942 flying Spitfire No BL751 during a training flight, crashing at Birkdale near Southport. He is Buried at "Our Lady of Compassion" Cemetery at Formby grave No 1-17a. He was decorated with the Polish Cross of Valour and bar and was credited with one probable and one damaged.

Fiedorczuk's grave at Formby

Fiedorczuk's grave at Formby

 

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