FUDALA, JOZEF

Birthdate
Birthplace
Zakopane, Poland
Age
24
Service number
P/793550
Date of death
1944-02-23
Died
Belgium, Killed in action
Force
Regiment (Fallen buddies)
Polish Air Force
Plot 3 | Row AB | Grave 12
Military grave
Additional info

Assigned to the British 3 (R.A.F.) Squadron, Polish Air Force.

Fudal took part in Operation Roadsted. This was the British overall designation of offensive air sweeps by day, using low-level and dive-bombing attacks, against German shipping. His Typhoon IB QO-C (EK370) was hit by German Anti Aircraft while executing his mission along the Zeebrugge, Belgium coastline. The pilot bailed at about 600m, landed in the sea and drowned.

Hawker Typhoon
Similar air craft, Hawker Typhoon.

  

Jozef Fudala - Polish Air Force
Source: Wojciech Fudala via Piotr Hodyra
Jozef Fudala - Polish Air Force
Source: Wojciech Fudala via Piotr Hodyra