Date of death
ppor. r/nawig. tech.
3.8.1918 w. Zakopane
12.4.1942, Beer Head, U.K.
Exeter Higher Cemetery, U.K.
Plot Section ZK, Grave 53
22.50 Beaufighter IIF. R2457 crashed into the sea one mile South of
Both members of this crew, S.Ldr Smok, Pilot, and F.O. Swierz,
Observer (Radio) are missing and believed killed.
The course of accident is unknown.
Beaufighters immediately after the crash took off and dropped flares
in the vicinity of the crash but nothing beyond small fragments of
wreckage could be observed.
[His name is mentioned on the Polish Air Force memorial at Northolt, U.K.]
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