Category Archives: Ceremony

Chevington Cemetery Allied Airmen’s Remembrance

Commonwealth and Allied Airmen’s Remembrance Ceremony On Sunday, 28th April the Newcastle & Gateshead Branch of the RAF Association held their annual ceremony at Chevington Cemetery to remember the airmen of the Commonwealth and Allied nations who died in the … Continue reading

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Dutch remembrance of Czechoslovak RAF airmen.

The four Czechoslovak RAF airmen interred at Oosterwolde General Cemetery, Holland, were remembered in a service held there on 15 April 2019. The event was organised by the Oldebroek Municipality, the Oosterwolde Orange Committee, the Oosterwolde Village Association and the … Continue reading

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Miroslav Liskutin – Slapanice, 13.04.2019.

The urn of Brigadier General Miroslav Liškutín was interned at his family grave at Šlapanice cemetery, near Brno. It was a well-attended, military organised, event with attendees including his grandson and family from the UK, Czech relatives, representatives of the … Continue reading

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Erazim Vesely remembered

A memorial plaque was unveiled 9 March 2019 for F/Lt Erazim Veselý at his birthplace at the family home at Tachovská 249, Planá. F/Lt Erazim Veselý had served as a navigator with 311 Squadron during WW2. 9.3.2019 byla na domě … Continue reading

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Czechoslovak airmen in WW2

A collection of eight WW2 news clips about Czechoslovak RAF airmen during WW2. The clips cover Alexander Hess and 310 Sqn at Duxford, President Eduard Beneš at Honnington with 311 Sqn, Karel Kuttelwascher medal award and separate interview, 311 Sqn … Continue reading

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Czech Prime Minister remembers the Czechoslovak Battle of Britain pilots

On Wednesday 24 October 2018, whilst on an official visit to London, Andrej Babiš, Prime Minister of the Czech Republic visited the London Battle of Britain memorial on the Embankment, to lay a wreath and pay his respects to the … Continue reading

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Rudolf Holecek – 29.9.2018. – Cerekvice

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Ivan Schwarz – Memorial Plaque unveiled

On 30 August 2018, a memorial plaque, for Ivan Schwarz, was unveiled at the Heydukova Street Synagogue, Bratislava, Slovak Republic.

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Winged Lion Ceremony 14.8.2018.

Památník Okřídleného Lva, 14.8.2018 The annual ceremony to commemorate the return of the Czechoslovak RAF airmen to their homeland on 14 August 1945 was held at the Winged Lion monument, at Klárov, Malá Strana, Prague. The monument remembers those 2507 … Continue reading

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Winged Lion 14:00 14.8.2018.

V úterý 14. srpna 2018 se od 14:00 hodin uskuteční na pražském Klárově u Památníku Okřídleného lva, který je věnován čsl. letcům RAF, pietní vzpomínka u příležitosti 73. výročí návratu čsl. letců z Velké Británie do vlasti. Ten se jak, … Continue reading

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