Jadwiga Piłsudska

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Jadwiga Piłsudska
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Born(1920-02-28)28 February 1920
Died16 November 2014(2014-11-16) (aged 94)
Warsaw, Poland
NationalityPolish
Other namesJadwiga Jaraczewska
EducationWanda Szachtmajer Female High School
Alma materNewnham College, Cambridge
Polish University Abroad
Occupationarchitect
EmployerOffice of Urban Planning (London County Council)
Spouse(s)Andrzej Jaraczewski
ChildrenKrzysztof Józef Jaraczeski
Joanna Maria Onyszkiewicz
Parent(s)Józef Piłsudski (father)
Aleksandra Szczerbińska (mother)
RelativesWanda Piłsudska (sister)
Military career
AllegiancePoland
United Kingdom
Service/branchRoundel of Poland (1921-1993).svg Polish Air Forces
RAF roundel.svg RAF: Air Transport Auxiliary
Years of service1942-1944
RankSecond Officer (ATA).svg Second Officer (Flying Officer)
Unit1st Ferry Pool, White Waltham
AwardsCommander's Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta Bronze Cross of Merit with Swords Air Force Medal National Places of Remembrance Guardian's Gold Medal
Air Transport Auxiliary Veteran's Badge Cadre Company March Participant's Badge

Jadwiga Piłsudska-Jaraczewska (28 February 1920 – 16 November 2014) was a Polish pilot and architect. She served in the Air Transport Auxiliary during the Second World War. She is the one of two daughters of Marshal and Naczelnik Józef Piłsudski. She was born in Warsaw, Poland.

Piłsudska died on 16 November 2014 in Warsaw at the age of 94.[1]

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