Category Archives: Ceremony

The Czech Cloverleaf Memorial Plaque unveiled.

Odhalení pamětní desky “českému čtyřlístku” Today at the Kent Battle of Britain Museum, Hawkinge, Kent, a memorial plaque was unveiled to commemorate the ‘Český čtyřlístek’ – the Czech four leaf clover. Dnes byla v Kent Battle of Britain Museum v … Continue reading

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Josef Frantisek UK Memorial unveiled 4.09.2022

A memorial plaque was unveiled today for Sgt Josef František near to the place where he was killed when his Hurricane, RF-R, crashed near Ewell on 8 October 1940, he was 26 years old. He flew with 303 (Polish) Sqn … Continue reading

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Josef Pardus – 22.08.22. – Choltice

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Wellington Z8838 Remembered 11.04.22.

In October 2021, a memorial pole was placed, by the Remembrance Post Hollands Kroon Foundation, for the crew of of 311 (Czechoslovak) Wellington bomber Z8838 who were all lost when their aircraft crashed, on the night of 11 April 1942, … Continue reading

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Haverhill Remembrance 10.03.22.

_____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ Many thanks to the Family History (Haverhill) Group for remembering Czechoslovak airmen – Sgt Ladislav FORNŮSEK, F/O Václav JELÍNEK and Sgt Jan JANEK. at CWGC Haverhill.

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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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 Den veteránů 11.11.2021. 

The fallen Czechoslovak RAF airmen remembered for Armistice Day 11.11.2021. Padlí českoslovenští letci, příslušníci RAF, byli připomenuti na Den válečných veteránů, 11.listopadu 2021. Bahamas: Czech Republic: Prague – Winged Lion Monument Egypt: el-Alamein Memorial: UK: Brookwood Duxford East Wretham Evanton … Continue reading

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Wellington Z8838 Remembered

Vzpomínka na Wellington Z8838 After a long postponement due to Covid-19, the crash-site of 311 Sqn Wellington Z8838 was finally commemorated at Middenmeer, Holland on 9 October 2021. The event was the instigation of the Hollands Kroon Association in cooperation … Continue reading

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Adolf Jurman Memorial Plaque unveiled

Odhalení pamětní desky Adolfu Jurmanovi On 21 August 2021, a memorial plaque to commemorate F/Lt Adolf Jurman was unveiled at his former family home at Olešnička, near Žďár nad Sázavou in the Czech Republic. 21. sprna 2021 byla odhalena pamětní … Continue reading

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Returning Home August 1945 – Victory Parade

With the Czechoslovak airmen from the three fighter units – 310, 312 and 313 squadrons who returned home on 13 August 1945 and 311 Sqn airmen returning two days later, a Victory Parade was held for them in Prague. S … Continue reading

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