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Jankiewicz, Jerzy Stanislaw

Date of birth:
July 15th, 1913 (Kiev/Ukrain, Russian Empire)
Date of death:
May 25th, 1942
Mentioned on:
Memorial Polish Airmen 1939-1945 Northolt
Service number:
P-83698
Nationality:
Polish (1918-1939, IInd Republic)

Biography

Career:
1932: Polish Air Force;
?: Observer Training Squadron, 1st Aviation Regiment;
?: Observer 13th Squadron, 1st Aviation Regiment;
1935: Pilot 11th Squadron, 1st Aviation Regiment;
September 1936: 113th Fighter Squadron;
1937: Commanding Officer 114th Fighter Squadron;
August 1st, 1940: No. 6 Operational Training Unit;
August 18th, 1940: No. 601 Squadron;
October 22nd, 1940: No. 303 Squadron;
July 9th, 1941: Squadron Leader No. 303 Squadron;
November 20th, 1941: Flying Control Officer;
May 22nd, 1942: No. 222 Squadron.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
No. 303 (Kosciuszko) Squadron, Royal Air Force
Awarded on:
February 1st, 1941
Krzyz Walecznych
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 1st, 1941
Krzyz Walecznych
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 15th, 1941
Krzyz Walecznych
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kapitan (Captain)
Unit:
No. 222 (Natal) Squadron, Royal Air Force
Awarded on:
August 18th, 1941

Published in The London Gazette on September 10th, 1941.
Order Wojenny Virtuti Militari - Krzyz Srebrny
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
October 30th, 1941
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

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