Flight Sergeant Stanislaw Czerniawski (P-794362) served in a Polish squadron of the Royal Air Force during the Second World War. He was born on 14th February 1916 in Poland. His surname is misspelled as Cerniawski in some records as well as on his gravestone. From 21st June 1941, he trained at R.A.F. Swinderby, Lincolnshire, England.
Czerniawski joined R.A.F. 304 (Land of Silesia) Squadron, one of several Polish outfits serving alongside the Royal Air Force.
Flight Sergeant Stanislaw Czerniawski was the co-pilot on Vickers Wellington HF208 when it took off from R.A.F. Predannack, Cornwall, England on 20th December 1943. The Coastal Command bomber experienced difficulties and ended up in airspace over neutral Ireland. It came down near Arraglen at Mount Brandon in Co. Kerry killing all six Polish crew members. Czerniawski was 27 years old.
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