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No 301 (Polish) Sqn Personnel, aircraft and locations


Personnel Movements: Jul - Dec 1940

Rank Name Date Notes
Wg Cdr Rudkowski 19 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting and assumed command of No 301 Sqn on formation
Sqn Ldr Floryanowicz 19 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting for duty as Sqn Ldr - Flying
Flt Lt Brejnak 21 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting for duty as Officer Commanding, 'A' Flight
Fg Off D Fengler 21 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting for duty as Navigation Officer
Fg Off Zsjacskowski 23 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting for duty as Armament Officer
Plt Off Liniewski 23 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting for duty as Polish Adjutant
Sqn Ldr C G Skinner (B) 26 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting for duty as British CO
Flt Lt D C Torrens (B) 26 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting for duty as British Flt Lt - Flying
Fg Off P E Dobson (B) 26 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting for duty as British Adjutant
Flt Lt Piotrowski 30 Jul 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Hucknall for duty as Officer Commanding, 'B' Flight
Plt Off Stallebrass (B)  1 Aug 1940 Ceased to be attached to No 301 Sqn
Fg Off D Fengler  8 Aug 1940 Navigation Officer, killed in a flying accident
Fg Off Dominik  8 Aug 1940 Killed in a flying accident
Plt Off Radziwill 10 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Bramcote for duty as Polish Adjutant
Plt Off Searle (B) 20 Aug 1940 Posted to HQ No 6 Group
Plt Off Liniewski 21 Aug 1940 Adjutant, posted to RAF Hucknall for preliminary training
Flt Lt Kramer 21 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting from Blackpool for duty as Medical Officer
Flt Lt Harris (B) 27 Aug 1940 Arrived on posting from RAF Heston
Plt Off Ogle-Skan (B) 27 Aug 1940 Attached for temporary duty
Flt Lt Krzystyniak 23 Sep 1940 Arrived on posting and allocated to 'B' Flight
Plt Off J Waronski 25 Sep 1940 Killed in a flying accident
Plt Off J S Kulinski 25 Sep 1940 Killed in a flying accident
Sgt K Paliwoda 25 Sep 1940 Killed in a flying accident
Plt Off Kirkby (B) 21 Oct 1940 Arrived on posting for duty as Flying Instructor on Wellingtons
Plt Off Kay (B) 21 Oct 1940 Arrived on posting for duty as Air Gunner Instructor on Wellingtons
Flt Lt J J Wilkojo 13 Nov 1940 Arrived on posting, wef 11 Nov 1940
Sgt D Rozewicki 18 Nov 1940 Killed in an accident
Sgt Palul 20 Nov 1940 Posted to No 4 FPP, RAF Kemble and attached to No 3 FPP, RAF Hawarden
Sgt Rhozyminiski 20 Nov 1940 Posted to No 4 FPP, RAF Kemble and attached to No 3 FPP, RAF Hawarden
Plt Off Wolski  3 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting and allocated to 'B' Flight
Plt Off Dziuainski  3 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting and allocated to 'B' Flight
Plt Off Pietruszka  3 Dec 1940 Arrived on posting and allocated to 'B' Flight
Plt Off Wroski  7 Dec 1940 Returned from Bombing Leaders' Course at RAF Manby

All personnel Polish unless indicated as (B)

Source - No 301 Sqn ORB (AIR 27/1660)

Organisational Movements: Jul - Dec 1940

Date Notes
22 Jul 1940 Squadron was formed at RAF Bramcote
23 Jul 1940 4 x Fairey Battles were delivered from MUs
Battle I of No 301 Squadron
24 Jul 1940 4 x Fairey Battles were delivered from MUs
30 Jul 1940 2 x Polish Officers arrived on posting from RAF Hucknall
28 Aug 1940 Advance and Air parties proceeded from RAF Bramcote to RAF Swinderby
29 Aug 1940 Main and Rear parties proceeded from RAF Bramcote to RAF Swinderby
14 Sep 1940 Squadron carried out its first operation
20 Oct 1940 Vickers Wellington IA, P9214 arrived for training purposes
Wellington IA
23 Oct 1940 Vickers Wellington IA, N3013 arrived for training purposes
31 Oct 1940 First Wellington IC, T2517, allotted to the squadron
Wellington IC of No 301 Squadron
16 Nov 1940 7 x Battles transferred to RAF Sealand
20 Nov 1940 7 x Battles transferred to No 27 MU, RAF Shawbury
22 Dec 1940 Squadron carried out its first operation with Wellingtons (3 x aircraft)

Source - No 301 Sqn ORB (AIR 27/1660)

This page was last updated on 06/08/21

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