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The Airmen's Stories - P/O A R Narucki


Aleksander Ryszard Narucki was born on 1st January 1916 in Orenburg, on the Ural river in Russia.

His prewar service and time in France is currently undocumented, its recorded that he arrived in England from France on 16th July 1940.



He was posted to the Polish Wing, 3 School of Technical Training at Blackpool to await a posting. On 28th August he moved to the RAF Polish Depot and from there went to No. 1 School of Army Co-Operation at Old Sarum on 5th September for the 6th Polish Pilots Course.

He went on to 5 OTU on 18th September and after converting to Hurricanes joined 615 Squadron at Prestwick on 4th October 1940.

He was posted to 607 Squadron at Turnhouse on 9th October. Narucki joined 302 Squadron at Northolt on 13th November.

He was commissioned in March 1941. Narucki was killed on 11th May 1941 when his Hurricane WX-B Z3435 collided with Hurricane Z3433 flown by P/O Z Wróblewski on landing at Kenley.

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







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