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Northolt Commemoration Ceremony

3 September 2022 Saturday

12.00 at the Polish Air Force Memorial, South Ruislip, HA4 6QX

SUBJECT TO NATIONAL AND LOCAL COVID-19 REGULATIONS AND GUIDANCE THEN IN FORCE

The annual and 61st Ceremony of Homage to Fallen Polish Airmen during World War II will be held at the Polish Air Force Memorial at South Ruislip on Saturday 3 September. 

The ceremony will open with a Parade of Standards led by the replica Polish Air Force Standard. Polish Air Force Memorial Committee Chairman Richard Kornicki CBE DL, will make an address, welcoming dignitaries, veterans, guests and the public. All members of the public are welcome to attend the ceremony. For those travelling by public transport the nearest Station to the Memorial is South Ruislip, about a 1,100 metre walk. 

Invited dignitaries, representing national and local government, Polish and Royal Air Forces and various organisations and associations will lay wreaths on the Memorial. These will be followed by veterans and descendants of the Polish Squadrons and Units commemorated on the Memorial that flew alongside the RAF from 1940 to 1945. A request will be made for a flypast of the RAF’s Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, subject to availability, weather and aircraft serviceability. All are welcome.

After the Ceremony invited guests will transfer to RAF Northolt for a reception and buffet lunch in the Station’s Sword and Wheel Club.