Date of death
SŁOŃSKI - OSTAJA Bogdan
30.10.1941, Malingshead Farm, Scotland
Grandsable Cemetery, Grangemouth, Scotland
Section I, Joint Grave 14
Sierż. Słoński - Ostaja Bogdan made a training-flght with
Spitfire I, code X4251.
Because of the incoming mist he flew into a hillside at Malingshead Farm.
The aircraft exploded and burnt out.
His brothers Słoński-Ostoja Karol Józef and Słoński-Ostoja Marek died as well.
On the 3 headstones the family-name OSTAJA-SŁOŃSKI has been mentioned,
but in Polish sources SŁOŃSKI-OSTAJA is always recorded.
On the Polish War Memorial at Northolt the name is written in the same way.
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