Artymiuk, Kazimierz

Date of birth:
August 28th, 1920 (Branica Suchowolska, Poland)
Date of death:
March 13th, 1984 (Randwick/Gloucestershire. United Kingdom)
Nationality:
Polish

Biography

Rank: Warrant Officer

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Rank:
Master Pilot
Awarded on:
June 8th, 1950
King's/Queen's Commendation for valuable service in the air
Rank:
Master Pilot
Awarded on:
1954
Air Force Cross
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
No. 8467
Order Wojenny Virtuti Militari - Krzyz Srebrny
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Warrant Officer
Unit:
No. 305 (Wielpolska) Squadron, Royal Air Force
Action:
Artymiuk's Vickers Wellington was shot and damaged during a bombing run on Essen in the night of 5/6 March 1943. Despite the damage, W/O Artymiuk managed to land safely at his home base.
Distinguished Flying Medal (DFM)

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