Czech aircrew of Liberator BZ717, 311 (Czech) Sqn, RAF

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Reference WMO/276094


All Saints Church

Higher Town




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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Roll of Honour or Book of Remembrance
Lettering: Painted
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Czech Armed Forces: Inside the church on the right hand (south) side of the nave. A framed and glazed memorial scroll listing the names of those Czech aircrew who were killed when Liberator, BZ717, of No. 311 (Czech) Squadron crashed on 13 July, 1944.
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In Memory of/ (9 names)/ Of the Free Czechoslovak Air Force/ Who were killed on 13th of July 1944 when their Liberator/ BZ717 "L" of 311 Squadron crashed in thick fog very close/ to the village of Marlborough

W/O L. Kosek/ F/O K. Novotny/ Sgt J. Hornung/ W/O V. Tarantik/ F/Sgt R. Nemecek/ Sgt V. Capek/ Sgt J. Filip/ Sgt P. Dreveny/ Sgt M. Manasek

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