Polish Air Force Military Graves at Milltown Cemetery, Belfast

The Commonwealth War Graves plots of several Polish airmen who served in the Royal Air Force can be found in Milltown Cemetery on Falls Road, West Belfast.

Jozef Antoni Pudelko

Sergeant Jozef Antoni Pudelko - [War Grave Group, Section A, Row LG, Grave 38]

Fatally crashed on the 23rd April 1942 at RAF Sydenham, now Belfast City Airport.

Edward Lewandowski

Sergeant Edward Lewandowski - [War Grave Group, Section A, Row LG, Grave 39]

Fatally crashed on 30th April 1942 at RAF Sydenham, now Belfast City Airport.

Klemens Adamowicz

Flight Sergeant Klemens Adamowicz was born in Zamość, Poland on 25th April 1911. He started gathering his air experience in pre-war Poland, where he was a Training Squadron instructor for the 4th Air Regiment in Toruń. After reaching Britain, he joined the 25 Elementary Training School and later, the 16 Polish Elementary Pilot School. Before joining the Polish No. 304 Bomber Squadron in March 1942, Adamowicz had to get more experience in 10 Operation Training Unit.

After taking part in a number of training sorties, he was sent to 6th Operational Training Unit in Silloth, where he was responsible for selecting his own crew. Together they were sent back to re-join with No. 304 Bomber Squadron. Adamowicz was the pilot on board Vickers Wellington HF208 of the Polish No. 304 Bomber Squadron.

His grave is in War Graves Group Section A, Row LG of Milltown Cemetery, West Belfast, Co. Antrim.

Stanisław Czerniawski

Sergeant Stanisław Czerniawski was born on 14th February 1918 in Patoki, near Bielsk Podlaski in Poland. He was already an experienced pilot, whom served with the 51st Reconnaissance Squadron during the September Campaign in 1939 in Poland.

During that period, he ended up in Soviet captivity. After being released, he ended up in the UK and joined the 25 Elementary Training School and the 16 Polish Elementary Pilot School, respectively.

Czerniawski was the co-pilot on board Vickers Wellington HF208 of the Polish No. 304 Bomber Squadron.

Paweł Kowalewicz

Sergeant Paweł Kowalewicz, from Piaski Stare in Poland (now Belarus), was born on 9th February 1917. He arrived in England in 1942. Before joining the Polish No. 304 Bomber Squadron, he was trained as a wireless operator and air gunner.

Kowalewicz was the wireless operator on board Vickers Wellington HF208 of the Polish No. 304 Bomber Squadron.

His grave is in War Graves Group Section A, Row LG of Milltown Cemetery, West Belfast, Co. Antrim.

Wicentry Pietrzak

Sergeant Wincenty Pietrzak was born in Święciniec, near Płock on 25th July 1916. Before joining the Polish No. 304 Bomber Squadron, he was trained as an air gunner. Pietrzak was an air gunner on board Vickers Wellington HF208 of the Polish No. 304 Bomber Squadron.

His grave is in War Graves Group Section A, Row LG of Milltown Cemetery, West Belfast, Co. Antrim.

Kazimierz Ługowski

Sergeant Kazimierz Ługowski was born on 20th July 1920 in Chromna, Siedlce in Poland. During the September Campaign of 1939 in Poland, he was captured by the Soviets. After being released, he ended up in England, where he was trained as an air gunner.

He was an air gunner on board Vickers Wellington HF208 of the Polish No. 304 Bomber Squadron.

His grave is in War Graves Group Section A, Row LG of Milltown Cemetery, West Belfast, Co. Antrim.

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