27.09.1943 No. 316 Squadron Spitfire Vc EE683 UZ-V Fl/Sgt. A. Bondarczuk
Operation: Ramrod 250 II
Date: 27th September 1943
Unit: No. 306 Squadron (Polish)
Type: Spitfire VC
Location: English Channel
Pilot: Fl/Sgt. Arkadiusz Bondarczuk P-793159 PAF Age 26. Missing
REASON FOR LOSS:
Shot down by what is thought to have been a Fw190 from JG26 over the English Channell, following combat in the morning.
58 Operational Training Unit (OTU) Grangemouth, Scotland. Course 17-1 (High resolution copy available for this and other 58 OTU courses in Grangemouth)
Front row: Sgt. Hardy, F/O. Kuzniar, P/O. Jelinski, P/O. Hoben, Sq/Ldr. Hyde, F/O. Tigler-Wybrandi, F/O. Klink, F/O. Domanski, Sgt. Sayers.
Rear row: Sgt. Holbert, Sgt. Wood, Sgt. Karczmarz, Sgt. Bondarczuk, Sgt. Lucyszyn, Sgt. Bonie, Sgt. Thompson, Sgt. Mildeau, Sgt. Evans.
None, body not recovered - commemorated on the Polish War Memorial at Northolt and also the Polish Airman Memorial, Warsaw, Poland.
Fl/Sgt. Arkadiusz Bondarczuk. Polish War Memorial at Northolt and Warsaw. From Zdolbunow, Poland. NoK details currently not available - are you able to assist completion of these and any other information?
Research by Peter Sikora (Historian, author) for Aircrew Remembered.