Category Archives: Cemetries

Not Forgotten – West Country

Map key: Cemetery: Town: 1 Warmwell Holy Trinity Churchyard Warmwell 2 Ford Park Cemetery Plymouth 3 Plymouth (Weston Mill) Cemetery Plymouth 4 Helston Cemetery Helston 5 St. Illogan Churchyard Illogan 6 St. Augustine Churchyard Heanton Punchardon 7 Berrynarbor (St. Peter … Continue reading

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Circus 157 – remembered

Nejsou zapomenuti Not forgotten Malá pietní oslava na paměť 71. výročí RAF Operace Circus 157 proběhla 5.5. 2013 v podvečerních hodinách na vojenském hřbitově CWGC Ypres Town Extension v Ypres v belgických Flandrách. A discreet remembrance act commemoration the 71st … Continue reading

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Not Forgotten – Scotland

Map key: Cemetery: Town: 1 Annan Cemetery Annan 2 St. Andrews Roman Catholic Cemetery Dumfries 3 Troqueer (New Burial Ground) Dumfries 4 Kirkinner Cemetery Kirkinner 5 Stranraer (Glebe) Cemetery Stranraer 6 Ayr Cemetery Ayr 7 Soroby Burial Ground Isle of … Continue reading

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Not Forgotten – Wales

Map key: Town: 1 Cathays Cemetery Cardiff 2 Merthyr Dyfan Burial Ground Barry 3 Llantwit Major Cemetery Llantwit Major 4 Killay (St.Hilary of Poitiers) Churchyard Killay 5 Angle (St. Mary) Churchyard Angle 6 City Road Cemetery Haverfordwest 7 Hollywell Cemetery, … Continue reading

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Velke Hamry schoolchildren remember Josef Mohr

. Děti z Velkých Hamer vzpomínají na Josefa Mohra In February 2012, we published on the website, a biography of Josef Mohr, the navigator of 311 Sqn Wellington KX-B which had been forced to ditch into the North Sea after … Continue reading

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Rudolf Scholz remembered

Sergeant RUDOLF SCHOLZ Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve 311 (Czechoslovak) Squadron Born 10.2.1924 Litvinov, Czechoslovakia Died 10.4.1945 Tain, Scotland Buried St John the Evangelist Church, Stoke Row, Oxfordshire Rudolf Scholz was born on 10th February 1924 in Litvinov, a town … Continue reading

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Prague Olsany Ceremony 2012

. On the 67th Anniversary of the end of World War II, Czechoslovak airmen who died whilst serving in the RAF in World War II were remembered at a Ceremony held, on 7 May 2012, at the Airman’s Memorial at … Continue reading

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Czech the Polish connection

A little know fact is that some Czechoslovak pilots flew with the Polish Air Force in Britain in WW2. One of these was Josef František who was the highest-scoring RAF pilot of the Battle of Britain with 17 Luftwaffe aircraft … Continue reading

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Josef Mohr remembered

. Bergen General Cemetery, Noord-Brabant, Holland 2 February 2012 On 2 February 2012, members of 222nd Training Squadron „Šiškova“ of the Czech Air Force visited the Bergan-ap-Zoom cemetery, Holland and paid tribute to F/O Josef Mohr who is buried there. … Continue reading

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Remembered at Bergen op Zoom

. Czechoslovak RAF Airmen Remembered Bergen-op-Zoom War Cemetery, Noord-Brabant, Holland On the night of 10/11th April 1942, a Wellington bomber of 311 Sqn, Z8838, (KX-Z); was shot down by Luftwaffe night fighter while returning from a bombing raid on Essen, … Continue reading

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