Category Archives: Ceremony

Jan Hadravek remembered

On 26 May 2018, a ceremony was held at Horní Bukovsko to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Jan Hadrávek, who was from that village. He was a pilot with 111 OTU and was killed in a flying … Continue reading

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Anton Vanko – Memorial Plaque unveiled

Pamätný deň Antona Vanka / Lednické Rovne / 7. Máj 2018 Pri príležitosti nedožitých 100. narodenín vojnového hrdinu a pilota RAF Antona Vanka, ako aj v predvečer oslavy víťazstva and fašizmom, si obyvatelia obce Lednické Rovne, členovia rodiny a zástupcovia … Continue reading

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Plzen 3.5.2018.

Doubravečtí si připomněli své hrdiny Plzeň Doubravka remembers its heroes Ve čtvrtek 3. května proběhla vzpomínková akce na tři rodáky z Plzně Doubravky, členy Západočeského aeroklubu v Plzni na Borech, piloty RAF v II. světové válce Karla Pavlíka, Václava Šindeláře … Continue reading

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Ladislav Nemecek – memorial plaque unveiled 31.3.2018.

V Korytech na Klatovsku odhalili pamětní desku zdejšímu rodákovi palubnímu střelci RAF Ladislavu Němečkovi. In Koryta near Klatovy, a memorial plaque was unveiled in commemoration of 311 Sqn air-gunner Ladislav Němeček. V Korytech na Klatovsku odhalili pamětní desku zdejšímu rodákovi … Continue reading

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Vitezslav Rosik remembered in Ethiopia

Group Captain Vítězslav Josef Rosík was born 23 December 1895 in Bzová, near Bojkovice, Czechoslovakia. His schooling commenced with two years at Uherske Hradiste, then at High School at Uherský Brod and then onto the Technical College at Brno where … Continue reading

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Josef Dygryn – 100th anniversary Remembrance

On 10 March 2018, a ceremony was held at the Sv. Jiří church, Lhotice in commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of Sgt Josef DYGRÝN DFM, 1 Sqn pilot. The day’s event concluded at the Josef DYGRÝN memorial plaque at the … Continue reading

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Josef Dygryn – 10.3.2018. – Lhotice

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Brookwood Ceremony 2.2.2018

Pietní akt v Brookwoodu 2.2.2018 Following on from the funeral of Maj. General Ivan Schwarz at Brookwood, a wreath-laying ceremony was held at the Czechoslovak Memorial in the CWGC section at Broookwood. V návaznosti na poslední rozloučení s generálmajorem Ivanem … Continue reading

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Brookwood 2.2.2018 – Ivan Schwarz

The final farewell to Major General Ivan Otto Schwarz, former air-gunner with 311 Sqn and the last surviving member of the aircrew that sunk the Alsterufer, was held at CWGC Brookwood Cemetery, Surrey, on 2 February 2018. Poslední rozloučení s … Continue reading

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Jan Hadravek – 11.2.2018

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