30th July 1944 315 Squadron Mustang III FB174 P/O. Nowosielski
Date: 30th July 1944 (Sunday)
Unit: No. 315 Squadron. No.133 Wing; No.84 Group; Allied Expeditionary Air Force
Type: Mustang III
Base: ALG Brenzett, Kent
Location: Upwood, Huntingdonshire
Pilot: P/O. Boźydar Slepowron Nowosielski P-2728 PAF Age 19. Injured
REASON FOR LOSS:
Escorting Beaufighters to Norway during the afternoon.
The squadron engaged with 15 Me109's and claimed they shot down 7 with no losses from the squadron,
P/O. Nowosielski claimed half Me109 destroyed with Sq/Ldr. Horbaczewski claiming the other half.
His aircraft was damaged and although he suffered some injuries the Mustang was written off after a crash landing at Upwood.
None - Survived the war and settled in England. Born on the 03rd May 1925 at Lublin, Poland. A graduate of the 14th SPL Promotion 1939. After Poland fell in September 1939, he made his way through Romania and France (St. Etienne Base) to Great Britain, where in October 1942 he was assigned to the 6 AACU at Ringway, Manchester. Died on the 10th August 2008 in Lydney, Gloucestershire, age 85. Awarded 2 x KW and 2 x ML.
Researched and dedicated to the relatives of this pilot with thanks to Norman L.R. Franks 'Fighter Command Losses' Vol. 1-3, Andrew Mielnik, our own archives, Robert Gretzyngier, Wojtek Matusiak, Waldemar Wójcik and Józef Zieliński - 'Ku Czci Połeglyçh Lotnikow 1939-1945', other sources as quoted below: