Czechoslovak Fighter pilots in the Battle of Britain

As a Battle of Britain fighter pilot is considered a pilot who flew at least one operational flight during the Battle of Britain period between 10th July 1940 and 31st October 1940 with one of undermentioned  Fighter Command RAF squadrons:

Nos. 1, 17, 19, 23, 25, 29, 32, 41, 43, 46, 54, 66, 72, 73, 74, 79, 85 87, 92, 141,145, 151, 152, 213, 219, 222, 229, 234, 235, 236, 238, 242, 248, 249, 253, 257,264, 266, 302, 303, 310, 312, 401 RCAF, 501, 504, 600, 601, 602, 603, 604, 605, 607, 609, 610, 611, 615, and 616.

There were 88 Czechoslovak fighter pilots, memebers of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, who fulfilled those conditions.

Their names are commemorated together with his British and other allied comrades in arms on the Battle of Britain Memorial in London - see research trip CZRAF 2006.

Rank Name Service Number Squadron No(s).
S/Ldr AMBRUŠ Ján    81883 312
P/O        BARTOŠ Jindřich 83220  312
P/O BERGMAN Václav     81884 310
Sgt BERNARD František         787543 601 & 238
Sgt BREJCHA Václav     787506 43
P/O BURDA František     82540 310
Sgt CHÁBERA František 787698 312
P/O ČÍŽEK Evžen 85921 1
Sgt CUKR Václav 787625 43 & 253
P/O DOLEŽAL František 83223 310 & 19
F/Lt DUDA Josef  83224 312
Sgt DVOŘÁK Alois 787958 310
Sgt DYGRÝN Josef 787678 85 & 1
P/O FAJTL František 82544 1 & 17
P/O FECHTNER Emil         81887 310
P/O FEJFAR Stanislav 82545 310
Sgt FOGLAR Václav 787662 245
P/O FOIT Emil 83225 85 & 310
Sgt FRANTIŠEK Josef 723451 303
Sgt FÜRST Bohumír 787556 310 & 605
P/O GÖTH Vilém 81945 310 & 501
P/O HANUŠ Josef 82546 310
Sgt HANZLÍČEK Otto 787697 312
S/Ldr HESS Alexander 81888 310
P/O HIMR Jaroslav 81891 79 & 56
Sgt HLAVÁČ Jaroslav 787542 79 & 56
P/O HLOBIL Alois 82547 312
Sgt HORSKÝ Vladimír 787554 238
P/O HRADIL František 81899 310 & 19
Sgt HRUBÝ Otakar 787606   111
Sgt HUBÁČEK Josef 787977 310
P/O HÝBLER Josef 82551 310
P/O JANOUCH Svatopluk 81892 310
P/O JAŠKE Josef 83226 312
Sgt JÍCHA Václav 787567 1
Sgt JIROUDEK Miroslav 787451 310
Sgt KAUCKÝ Jan 787976 310
Sgt KEPRT Josef 787695 312
Sgt KESTLER Oldřich 787527  111
Sgt KOMÍNEK Josef 787980 310
Sgt KOPECKÝ Miroslav 787984 111 & 253
Sgt KOPŘIVA Josef 787382 310
Sgt KÖRBER Karel 787699 32
P/O KORDULA František 82156 1 & 17
Sgt KOUKAL Josef 787979 310
Sgt KRÁTKORUKÝ Bedřich 787703 1
P/O KREDBA Miloslav  81895 310
P/O KRUML Tomáš 83229 312
Sgt KUČERA Jaroslav 787665 245
Sgt KUČERA Jiří 787565   238
Sgt KUČERA Otmar 787658 111
Sgt KUTTELWASCHER Karel 787696 1
P/O MACHÁČEK Jiří 82560 145
F/Lt MALÝ Jaroslav 81909 310
Sgt MANSFELD Miloslav 787 518 111
Sgt MAREK František 787975 310 & 19
P/O MRÁZEK Karel 82561 43 & 46
Sgt PAVLŮ Otto 787702 1
Sgt PÍPA Josef 787510 43
Sgt PLZÁK Stanislav 787502 310 & 19
Sgt PRCHAL Eduard 787982 310
Sgt PŘÍHODA Josef 787541 1
Sgt PTÁČEK Rudolf 787434 43
Sgt PŮDA Rajmund 787623 310 & 605
Sgt ŘECHKA Josef 787507 310
P/O ROHÁČEK Rudolf 81910 601 & 238
P/O RYPL František 81900 310
Sgt ŠEDA Karel 787549 310
Sgt ŠIKA Jaroslav 787382 43
Sgt ŠLOUF Václav 787706   312
Sgt ŠTEFAN Jan 787599 1
Sgt STEHLÍK Josef 787701 312
P/O ŠTĚRBÁČEK Jaroslav 81901 310
Sgt STŘIHAVKA Jaromír 787657 85 & 310
Sgt TRUHLÁŘ Jan 787508   312
P/O VAŠÁTKO Alois 83236 312
P/O VELEBNOVSKÝ Antonín  82581 85 & 1
P/O VESELÝ Vlastimil 83234 312
Sgt VINDIŠ František 787550 310
Sgt VOPÁLECKÝ Josef  787981 310
P/O VRÁNA Adolf 83235 312
P/O VYBÍRAL Tomáš 83236 312
P/O VYKOUKAL Karel 81902 111 & 73
P/O WEBER František 82584 310 & 145
P/O ZAORAL Vladimír 81903 501 & 310
Sgt ZAVORAL Antonín 787660 1
Sgt ZIMA Rudolf 787978 310
P/O ZIMPRICH Stanislav 81904 310

 

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