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Jan Jerábek - Milevsko, Czech Republic
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61
N 49° 27.024 E 014° 21.551
33U E 453553 N 5477723
Quick Description: Jan Jerábek was a native of the Milevsko town. He fought in the Battle of Britain during WWII.
Location: Jihočeský kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 4/5/2015 2:29:53 AM
Waymark Code: WMNMM9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
Views: 4

Long Description:
Sergeant Pilot Jan Jerabek of the RAF Volunteeer Reserve, 313 (Czech) Fighter Squadron. Born 8 October 1919. Killed in action 15 July 1942 aged 22 after a forced landing in the Channel at 7.42 pm about 75 km south of Bolt Head. His aeroplane - Spitfire VB AD372 RY was hit by the defensive firing of a rear gunner in a pursued bomber Ju 88. His body drifted up on a French beach 12th August 1942 and he is buried in the cemetery at Saint Brieuc.

Plaque Inscription:
CZ: Poslušen príkazu vlasti šel jsi tam, kam srdce Te táhlo a nezklamals.
EN: In obedience to the command homeland you went to where your heart wants, and you did not disappoint.

Zde se narodil 8.2.1919

JAN JERÁBEK

rotný, letec II. Csl. odboje v Anglii
sestrelen 15.7.1942 nad kanálem La Manche

Venuje Cs.O.L. a Odb. sv. Cs. dustojnictva
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