16.09.1941 No. 306 Squadron Spitfire VB AB993 Sgt. Stanisław Wieprzkowicz
Operation: Sweep (St Omer, France)
Date: 16th September 1941
Unit: No. 306 (Polish) Squadron "City of Torun"
Type: Spitfire VB
Location: Not known as yet
Pilot: Sgt. Stanislaw Wieprzkowicz 784740 PAF Age 22. Missing
REASON FOR LOSS:
Took off at 17.45 hrs for an offensive sweep over St. Omer, France. Shot down it is thought, by Oblt. Muncheberg of JG26. Another Spitfire from 315 Squadron was also lost on this sweep, that had been claimed by JG2.
Left: Sgt. Stanislaw Wieprzkowicz (Photograph courtesy of Peter Sikora)
Right: Oblt. Muncheberg of JG26
Left: Polish memorial to the fallen in Warsaw Right: Polish Memorial at Northolt.
Sgt. Stanislaw Wieprzkowicz - Unknown burial details. Born 20th July 1915 in Niedniewice, Poland. Remembered on Polish War Memorial at Northolt also on the Polish memorial to the fallen in Warsaw.
Research by Peter Sikora. With thanks to the following: Commonwealth Graves Commission, "Fighter Command Losses" - Norman Franks, Robert Gretzyngier, Woitek Matusiak, Wadldemar Wojcik and Josef Zielinski for Polish information that we may have used.