Remembering their 100th – 2013


Czechoslovak RAF pilots who would celebrate their 100th birthday in 2013

January

30th HÁJEK Václav S/Ldr 313 Sqn pilot




* 30/01/13, Prague

† 14/06/99, Fairfield,​ Connecticut, USA


30th JAŠKE Josef S/Ldr 312 Sqn pilot / HQ London




* 30/01/13, Nymburk, Czechoslovakia

† 20/06/01, Oxford, UK


30th MAREK František Sgt 310 Sqn pilot




* 30/01/13, České Budějovice, Czechoslovakia

† 14/09/40, Horndon of the Hill, UK


February

2nd ŠTĚRBÁČEK Jaroslav P/O 310 Sqn pilot




* 02/02/13, Dolní Lhota, Czechoslovakia

† 31/08/40, Thames Estuary, UK


14th VLK Jan F/Sgt 1 Sqn pilot




* 14/02/13, Lhota u Semily, Czechoslovakia

† 10/04/42, Tangmere, UK

19th POŠTOLKA Jindřich F/Sgt 31 Sqn pilot




* 19/02/13, Vienna, Austria

† 16/10/93, ?



March

12th FOIT DFC Emil S/Ldr 310 Sqn pilot




* 12/03/13, Brno, Czechoslovakia

† 18/06/76, Newquay, UK


14th VYCHODIL Oldřich F/O 313 Sqn pilot




* 14/03/13, Boskovice, Czechoslovakia.

† 14/06/84, ?

17th ŠIMEČEK Josef Sgt 311 Sqn pilot




* 17/03/13, Vienna, Austria

† 26/07/93, San Fransico, USA



18th KESTLER Oldřich Sgt 605 Sqn pilot




* 18/03/13, Čižice, Czechoslovakia

† 07/04/41, Ternhill, UK



23rd POSPÍCHAL Karel Alexander F/O 311 Sqn pilot




* 23/03/13, Dačice, Czechoslovakia

† 01/07/06, London, UK



25th ŠMOLKA Erich F/O 313 Sqn pilot




* 25/03/13, Nové Dvory, Czechoslovakia

† ??/??/??, ?



April


4th BÖNISCH [BÖHNISCH] František Sgt 313 Sqn pilot




* 04/04/13, Prchalov, Czechoslovakia

† 23/02/42, North Sea off Southend, UK


11th VOCETKA František F/O 1 SS, Cranwell pilot

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* 11/04/13, Prague, Czechoslovakia.

† 07/02/41, Cranwell, UK

16th TONDER Ivo Peter F/O 312 Sqn pilot

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* 16/04/13, Prague, Czechoslovakia.

† 04/05/95, Henley, UK

24th FÍNA Jiří Sgt 311 Sqn pilot

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* 24/04/13, Plzeň, Czechoslovakia.

† 12/03/42, North Sea

27th ŠŤASTNÝ Jan F/O 312 Sqn pilot

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* 27/04/13, Chorušice, Czechoslovakia.

† 25/10/43, English Channel, 80 km South of Lizzard Point.


May


3rd JAMBOR Oldřich W/O 75 Sqn pilot




* 03/05/13, Tuřany, Brno, Czechoslovakia

† 31/05/42, Hessen-Allee, Apeldoorn, Holland



5th ŽEROVNICKÝ Jan P/O 56 OTU pilot




* 05/05/13, Hradec Králové, Czechoslovakia

† 07/01/42, Sutton Bridge, UK




24th ANDERLE, DFC Leo F/Lt 138 pilot




* 24/05/13, Vyškov, Czechoslovakia

† 10/12/42, between Malta and Egypt




27th OCELKA Antonín W/O 312 pilot




* 27/05/13, Lipník nad Bečvou, Czechoslovakia

† 01/07/49, near Caslav, Czechoslovakia.



June


20th GAYDOŠ [Gajdoš] Albert Charles Sgt 313 Sqn pilot




* 20/06/13, Gary, Indiana, USA

† 22/10/92, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA.


July

15th BREITCETL, DFC Jindřich W/Cmdr 311 Sqn pilot




* 15/07/13, Líšeň, Brno, Czechoslovakia

† 21/08/43, Bay of Biscay.

30th SLÁNSKÝ Vladimír F/Lt 311 Sqn pilot




* 30/07/13, Mladá Boleslav, Czechoslovakia

† 24/08/93, Mladá Boleslav, Czech Republic.

August

6th KŘIVDA Jan Sgt 311 Sqn pilot




* 06/08/13, Uherský Brod, Czechoslovakia.

† 16/12/40, East Wreatham, UK.

7th DRBOHLAV Karel F/Lt 310 Sqn pilot




* 07/08/13, Olešnice, Czechoslovakia.

† 28/08/00, Prague, Czech Republic.

9th MEČÍŘ Miloš F/Lt 310 Sqn pilot




* 09/08/13, Brno, Czechoslovakia.

† 22/10/87, ?.

September

10th NEZBEDA Egon F/Lt 310 Sqn pilot




* 10/09/13, Germany.

† 26/06/91, Prague, Czechoslovakia.

18th HÝBLER Josef F/Lt 310 Sqn pilot




* 18/09/13, Prague, Czechoslovakia.

† 09/01/84, Hemel Hempstead, UK.

20th SIXTA František F/O 311 Sqn pilot




* 20/09/13, Česká Třebová, Czechoslovakia.

† 17/04/41, Kelpen, Holland.

20th VESELÝ, DFC, AFC Vlastimil S/Ldr 68 Sqn pilot




* 20/09/13, Jičín, Czechoslovakia.

† 11/12/01, Brunswick Heads, Australia.

20th PAVELKA Josef F/Lt 311 Sqn pilot




* 23/09/13, Břeclav, Czechoslovakia.

† 13/03/97, Velké Pavlovice, Czech Republic.


October

7th FRANTIŠEK, DFM and bar Josef Sgt 303 Sqn pilot




* 07/10/13, Otaslavice, Czechoslovakia.

† 08/10/40, Ewell, UK.

8th KRÁTKORUKÝ Bedřich F/O 313 Sqn pilot




* 08/10/13, Nymburk, Czechoslovakia.

† 15/01/43, English Channel.

10th ADAM Josef F/Lt 68 Sqn pilot




* 10/10/13, Vienna, Austria.

† 19/07/96, ?.

16th CUKR [Cooper], DFC Václav F/Lt 310 Sqn pilot




* 16/10/13, Prague, Czechoslovakia.

† 24/10/89, Christchurch, New Zealand.

20th BROŽ Antonín F/Lt 311 Sqn pilot




* 29/10/13, Hradec Králové, Czechoslovakia.

† 05/10/45, Blackbushe, UK.

31st KOMÍNEK Josef F/Lt 310 Sqn pilot




* 31/10/13, Prague, Czechoslovakia.

† 08/06/41, Firtob, UK.


November


1st HRUBÝ, DFC Otakar F/Lt 310, 111 Sqn pilot




* 01/11/13, Nová Paka, Czechoslovakia.

† 15/05/93, Nová Paka, Czech Republic.


6th JANOUCH Svatopluk S/Ldr 310 Sqn pilot




* 06/11/13, Holín, Czechoslovakia.

† 12/04/66, New York, USA.


December


17th CHABÁK [ČABÁK] Jozef Ján F/Sgt 311 Sqn pilot




* 17/12/13, Zvolen, Czechoslovakia.

† 26/07/05, New York, USA.


27th ŠODEK Jaroslav F/Lt 312 Sqn pilot




* 27/12/13, Ostrava, Czechoslovakia.

† 29/01/02, Choppington, UK.






Article courtesy of Joe, Czech Spitfire Club, www.czechspitfireclub.cz



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5 Responses to Remembering their 100th – 2013

  1. Joe, Czech Spitfire Club - "We don't forget" says:

    Hi Milan.
    Many thanks for your update!
    I have just applied it on our web.
    Greetings & GL!

  2. Milan Herčut says:

    HAJEK, Vaclav died 14 June 1999 in Fairfield,​ Connecticut, USA

  3. NGS says:

    SGT. Rolf Ewart Spitzer-Brummel: Czech Army in Exile, RAF (maintenance). He would have been 100 on July 28 this year.

  4. pickledwings says:

    Reblogged this on Pickled Wings and commented:
    A respectful memorial to Czechoslovak pilots who left their occupied homeland to bolster the Allied ranks in WWII. The particular men in this post would be 100 years old in 2013.

    RIP, gents, and thanks.

  5. Milan Herčut says:

    Hello Joe,
    Update for you:
    GAYDOS, Albert Charles died 22 october 1992 in West Lafayette, Tippecanoe, Indiana, USA
    ŠIMEČEK, Josef died 26 July 1993 somewhere in California, USA
    CHABÁK (ČABÁK) Jozef Ján (Joseph John) died 26 July 2005 in Nassau, New York
    SLÁNSKÝ Vladimír died in Mladá Boleslav

    [moderators comment: many thanks for this information Milan]

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