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The Airmen's Stories - F/O B Grzeszczak

 

Bogdan Grzeszczak was born on 10th August 1908. Escaping to England, he joined 303 Squadron on 21st August 1940.

Grzeszczak claimed a He111 probably destroyed on 26th September and a probable Me109 on tbe 27tb. He was awarded the KW (gazetted 1st February 1941).


Grzeszczak was posted to 58 OTU, Grangemouth on 21st April 1941 as an instructor. On 28th August he was instructing a pupil in a simulated dogfight in Master T8581. They made a sudden avoiding action at 1500 feet and went into a long dive. The aircraft crashed at Polmont, near Grangemouth. Botb men were killed.

Grzeszczak is commemorated on the Polish War Memorial at Northolt and buried in Northwood Cemetery.


 

 

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