Date of death
SKARŻYŃSKI Stanisław Jakub
1.5.1899 Warta p. Sieradz
305 Sqdn. (Wielskopolski)
West-Terschelling General Cemetery, Isle of Terschelling, the Netherlands
By way of exception in 1983 mrs. Julia Priester's ashes have been entombed into
her husband's grave.
That's why a tablet was installed with the Polish text: "ZAWSZE RAZEM JULIA",
which means: "FOR EVER TOGETHER, JULIA".
On 26.6.1942 Wellington Z 8528 SM-R stationed at Lindholme had to be
emergency-landed as a result of engine trouble 14 miles from
Great Yarmouth near Norwich in the North Sea.
F./Lt. Nowak Kazimierz, F./Lt. Rudowski Edward, Sgt. Schmidt Władysław
and P/O Szybka Józef have been rescued by a British High Speed Launch.
Group Captain (ppłk) Skarżyński Stanisław Jakub washed ashore on
21.7.1942 on the Isle of Terschelling.
As 4 of te 5 crew were rescued, the airceaft did not crash. It was emergency
landed at sea.
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[His name is mentioned on the Polish Air Force memorial at Northolt, U.K.]
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