much is known about Jan Wierchowicz. He was a
spitfire pilot with 303 (Polish) Squadron.
he was mentioned on the squadron's roster of
July 1944. He flew several sorties in September
and October. On 30 September he flew a Big Ben
patrol; one hour sorties off the Dutch coast to
spot enemy activity. On this day he flew with
P/O Z. Krzeptowski. Sgt. J. Wierchowicz
set off at 16.45 and returned at 19.30 without
On the 1st October 1944 he again flew a Big Ben
Patrol with P/O Z. Krzeptowski. They took off at
09.00 and returned at 11.10.
On the 7th October 1944, nine Spitfires led by
F/Lt. Kedzierski set off at 06.20 on a Ranger
Mission. F/Lt Z. Zmigrodzki, P/O Krzeptowski,
Sgt. Jan Wierchowicz, and Sgt. L Bisanz make up