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    Default Aleksander Poplawski - died 11/04/1941

    Can anyone provide details on how Aleksander Poplawski was killed on 11th April 1941? He is buried in Stamfordham Churchyard, Northumberland.

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    Jim Corbett

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    Hi Jim,

    A No.607 Sqn loss.

    Hurricane P3425 in the sea 5 miles east of Dunbar. Seen to climb out of aircraft and blow up mae west after perfect ditching but died from drowning and exposure.

    Led to calls for increased AS/R assets in the area.

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    Many thanks Ross, another one for my list.
    Jim Corbett

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    Hi Jim,
    There is a photo of Aleksander Poplawski on the link below, don't know if you have seen this already.
    Alan
    http://www.lostancestors.eu/wargrave...h/polish01.htm
    Last edited by AL90; 16th February 2017 at 17:20.

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