30.08.1940 No. 151 Squadron Hurricane I R4213 DZ-I Sgt. Gmur
Date: 30th August 1940 (Friday)
Time: 16.00 hrs.
Unit: No.151 Squadron
Type: Hawker Hurricane I
Coded: DZ-I (1)
Base: RAF Stapleford Tawney
Location: Jacks Hatch, Epping Green near Epping, Essex.
Pilot: Sgt. Feliks Gmur 780678 PAF Age 25. Killed
REASON FOR LOSS:
Hawker Hurricane I R4213 was the latest Hurricane to be supplied to the squadron and just a few weeks out of the factory.
This aircraft was shot down in combat with enemy aircraft over the Thames Estuary, London at 16.00 Hrs. Crashing at Jacks Hatch, Epping Green. Aircraft a write-off.
(1) Aircraft code amended thanks to a reader - Leslie Miller.
Sgt. Feliks Gmur. Epping Cemetery, Essex. Section Z. Grave 2. Born on the 6th November 1914 in Biniew, Poland. Next of Kin details not currently available.
With thanks to the following: 'Fighter Command Losses' - Norman Franks. Robert Gretzyngier, Woitek Matusiak, Wadldemar Wojcik and Josef Zielinski for Polish information that we may have used. Air/Rem own archives.