J. Janik

Graveyard / Begraafplaats: Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery
Location / Locatie: Plot JJ 117

Militairy Service / Krijgsdienst: Polish Air Force
Rang: Flight Sergeant
Regiment: 305 SQN (Polish) RAF


Age / Leeftijd: 28
Date of death / Overlijdensdatum: 28/08/1942
Place of death / Overlijdensplaats: Eindhoven, Woenselsestraat

Vickers Wellington no. Z1245 (SMD) was shot down by a fighter pilot over Eindhoven during a mission to Kassel. Victims were: F/Sgt Janik, Sgt Pytlak and Sgt Gawlak.

F / Lt Kiewerski was a prisoner of war and later shot by the Gestapo in March 1944, he was buried in Poznan.
Sgt Frankowski fled and returned to England.

The plane crashed on and around the Woenselse Street 140 in Eindhoven. It came straight four civilians were killed.
17 civilians were wounded, including 14 light and three heavy. One of the seriously injured died finally on August 29, 1942.
The victims were:
H. Renders, 13 years old living at the Woenselse Street 101
P. van Liempt, 52 years old, male
T. Liempt, 25 years old, woman
M.van Liempt, 22 years old, woman
Ms van Liempt, aged 56, died on August 29, 1942 from her injuries.

At the images you can see the fire department report and the Civil Defence report.


Related / Gerelateerde
J. Pytlak - Sergeant
Feliks Gawlak - Sergeant

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