01.11.1940 No. 213 Squadron Hurricane I N2608 AK-V P/O. Wlasnowolski V.M. K.W.
Date: 1st November 1940 (Friday)
Unit: No. 213 Squadron
Type: Hurricane I
Base: RAF Tangmere
Location: Liphook Game Farm, Stoughton, West Sussex.
Pilot: P/O. Boleslaw Andrzej Własnowolski VM. KW. 76736 PAF Age 23. Killed
REASON FOR LOSS:
On patrol to intercept incoming Luftwaffe bombers when he was shot down by Me.109 over Stoughton, crashing at Liphook Game Farm at about 16:00 hrs.
Previously served with 607 and 32 Squadron's before joining 213 on September 17th 1940
P/O. Własnowolski had a total of 5 confirmed kills at the time of his death:
1 x Ju. 87 2nd September 1939 (Shared with Wladyslaw Majchrzyk)
1 x Bf.109 15th August 1940
1 x Bf.109 18th August 1940
1 x Do. 215 18th August 1940
1 x Bf.109 15th October 1940
P/O. Boleslaw Andrzej Własnowolski VM. KW. (courtesy Peter Sikora)
P/O. Boleslaw Andrzej Własnowolski. VM. KW. Chichester Cemetery Grave No: 45. Born 29th November 1916, Krakow, Poland.
Researched by Peter Sikora for relatives of the pilot.