Flight Sergeant Wincenty Pietrzak (P-782657) served in a Polish squadron of the Royal Air Force during the Second World War. He was born on 25th July 1916 in Święciniec, Poland.
Czerniawski joined R.A.F. 304 (Land of Silesia) Squadron, one of several Polish outfits serving alongside the Royal Air Force.
Flight Sergeant Wincenty Pietrzak was an air gunner 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. Pietrzak was 27 years old.
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