Service Records


Service records for Czechoslovak personnel who served in the Royal Air Force during World War 2 are obtainable, by family or researchers from the following sources:

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Czech Republic

Vojenský Ústřední Archiv (VUA)
Pilotů 217 / 12
161 00 Praha 6 – Ruzyně
Czech Republic

tel: 00420 973 213 380
secretariat: 00420 973 213 311
research fax: 00420 973 213 308

web: www.vuapraha.army.cz

email: podatelna@vuapraha.cz

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Great Britain

Service records for Czechoslovak Officers and Airmen are retained by the Royal Air Force. RAF service records are referenced by Service Number, Rank and Full Name, and will also contain the Date of Birth. To assist with locating the correct record it is important that as much of this information as possible is provided.

For Family Members and Other Authorised Individuals, a Certificate of Kinship form needs to be completed and sent to:

Royal Air Force
RAF Disclosures section
Room 221b, Trenchard Hall
RAF Cranwell
Sleaford
Lincs
NG34 8HB

Tel: 01400 261 201
Officers: extension 8161 or 8159.
Other ranks: extension 8163, 8168 or 8170

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Slovak Republic

For personnel born from 1921:

Vojenský Archív – Centrálna Registratúra
Univerzitné námestie 2
917 00 TRNAVA
Slovak Republic

tel.: 00421 960 395 211 – information
tel.: 00421 960 395 210 – secretariat
tel.: 00421 960 395 218 – information and dealing with requests
fax: 00421 960 395 350 – secretariat

email: va-cr@mod.gov.sk

For personnel born between 1911 to 1920:

Vojenský Historick Archív (VHA)
Krajná 27
821 04 Bratislava
Slovak Republic

tel/fax: 00421 2 482 077 20, 00421 960 319 020

email: va-cr@mod.gov.sk

Opening times
Tuesday – Thursday 07.30 – 11.00
12.00 – 15.30
Friday 07.30 – 11.00

The English language website for both Slovak Institutions here

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Article last updated 25 January 2017