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316 Squadron Crest
21.02.1945 No. 316 Squadron (P) Mustang III FB117 SZ-Y P/O. E. Dyrmont-Jussewicz

Operation: Rodeo

Date: 21st February 1945

Unit: 316 Squadron

Type: Mustang III

Serial: FB117

Coded: SZ-Y

Location: Salzwedel, Germany

Pilot: P/O. Eugeniusz Dyrmont-Jussewicz P-2898/703906 PAF Age 26. PoW

REASON FOR LOSS:

Rodeo 416 - attacked a train which blew up and brought down W/O. Stanisław Zych 781185 PAF killed however P/O. Drymont-Jussewicz survived to become a PoW.

Burial Details:

None - survived as PoW. No further details.

Researched for relatives of the pilot. With thanks to Robert Gretzyngier, Wojtek Matusiak, Waldemar Wójcik and Józef Zieliński - 'Ku Czci Połeglyçh Lotnikow 1939-1945’. Other sources as quoted below.

Acknowledgements: Sources used by us in compiling Archive Reports include: Bill Chorley - 'Bomber Command Losses Vols. 1-9, plus ongoing revisions', Dr. Theo E.W. Boiten and Mr. Roderick J. Mackenzie - 'Nightfighter War Diaries Vols. 1 and 2', Martin Middlebrook and Chris Everitt - 'Bomber Command War Diaries', Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Tom Kracker - Kracker Luftwaffe Archives and Fred Paradie - Paradie Archive (both on this site), Robert Gretzyngier, Wojtek Matusiak, Waldemar Wójcik and Józef Zieliński - 'Ku Czci Połeglyçh Lotnikow 1939-1945', Anna Krzystek, Tadeusz Krzystek - 'Polskie Siły Powietrzne w Wielkiej Brytanii', Norman L.R. Franks 'Fighter Command Losses', Aircrew Remembered Databases and our own archives. We are grateful for the support and encouragement of UK Imperial War Museum, Australian War Memorial, Australian National Archives, UK National Archives and Fold3 and countless dedicated friends and researchers across the world.
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