The 26th of August History Calendar

Leon Witkowski

On this day 110 years ago in 1914 of the Lincolnshire Regiment died during World War I.

Thirty years later, in 1944, 80 years ago, Sergeant of Bomber Command, 1586 Special Duties Flight, was killed when his Halifax Bomber was shot down over Hungary. Husband to Dulcie Witkowski, nee Readhead, of Burton Stather.

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