Category Archives: Cemetries

Remembered at Pinner

The five Czechoslovak airmen interred at CWGC Pinner were this week when one of our volunteers visited to place our bouquets at their graves. These airmen were the crew of 311 Sqn Wellington N2771 KX-H, which had taken-off from RAF … Continue reading

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Chichester Remembrance – Christmas 2021

Vzpomínka v Chichesteru, Vánoce 2021 The seven fallen WW2 Czechoslovak RAF airmen interred at CWGC Chichester Cemetery were not forgotten this Christmas when one of our FCAFA volunteers placed a remembrance candle by each of their graves. Sedm padlých československých … Continue reading

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Brookwood Remembrance 11.12.21

Vzpomínka v Brookwoodu – 11. 12. 2021 On 11 December 2021, the Czechoslovak graves at Brookwood cemetery were again remembered for Christmas, in an informal, covid-19 compliant event. Dne 11. prosince 2021 se opět konala vánoční vzpomínka u československých hrobů … Continue reading

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Britske etapy

Britské etapy Putování za hroby československých vojáků od Libor Sečka Libor Sečka, velvyslanec České republiky ve Velké Británii (2016–2021), inicioval projekt s názvem „Never Forgotten“ (Nezapomenutí), v jehož rámci se rozhodl uctít památku 309 československých vojáků, kteří zemřeli na území … Continue reading

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SPIA Remember the fallen Czechoslovak RAF airmen

SPIA uctili památku Čechoslováků padlých v řadách RAF After a years absence due to Covid 19, it was pleasing to see that the SPIA Czechoslovak Legionnaires delegation, led by Tomáš Sláma, arrived back to the UK to participate in the … Continue reading

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Not Forgotten – Leonard Revilliod

Nezapomenut – Leonard Revilliod An often overlooked grave which has a Czechoslovak RAF connection is that of F/O Léonard Revilliod on the Isle of Tiree, Scotland. Často přehlíženým hrobem, který je spojen s Československým RAF, je hrob F/O Léonarda Revillioda … Continue reading

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Czeching out Tangmere – part II

Češi v Tangmere – část II After the visit to Tangmere Military Aviation Museum, Brigadier General Vratislav Beran, Colonel Jiří Niedoba from the Defence Office, at the Czech Embassy London, and volunteers from the Free Czechoslovak Air Force Associates ltd … Continue reading

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311 Sqn 80th Anniversary – Part III – East Wretham

After the main ceremony held earlier at RAF Honnington, and the nearby Honington cemetery, the final location for the days events was to St Ethelbert’s Church at East Wretham, where the graves of twelve airmen from 311 (Czechoslovak) Sqn are … Continue reading

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Visiting Brookwood

The post-WW2 Czechoslovak cemetery at Brookwood today.

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Never Forgotten – Part 5 West Midlands and Liverpool

6 February 2020 From the notes of Ambassador Libor Sečka: Zápisky velvyslance Libora Sečky: That was a record! In the fifth stage of our quest to discover the graves and especially the stories of Czechoslovak soldiers in Great Britain, my … Continue reading

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