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Leading Aircraftman Zdenek HYTKA (787841) of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Circumstances of Death: Lost in aircraft Battle I N2060

Death of Death 1941-07-13 Age : 21 years.

Served in 4 AOS

Burial/Commemoration Details : Sec. H. Class 1. Grave 162. at Stranraer (Glebe) Cemetery, United Kingdom (Map)


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AIR81/7604Pilot Officer E Bylinski (Polish), Leading Aircraftman Z Hytka (Czech), Leading Aircraftman J Marsalek (Czech): killed; aircraft accident, Battle N2060, 4 Air Observers School, 14 July 1941.C16756901

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Date: 14 Jul 41 Aircraft: Battle I N2060 Unit 4 AOS Airfield /Crash Location , UK
SourceHenk Welting's Database
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Rank Name, Number, Trade & Details DateUnit Country Cemetery/Memorial & Loc Ref
PorucznikEugeniusz BYLINSKI (P/0210) Battle I N2060  AIR81/7604 1941-07-144 AOS United KingdomStranraer (Glebe) Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanZdenek HYTKA (787841) Battle I N2060  AIR81/7604 1941-07-134 AOS United KingdomStranraer (Glebe) Cemetery
Leading AircraftmanJan MARSALEK () Battle I N2060  AIR81/7604 1941-07-134 AOS United KingdomStranraer (Glebe) Cemetery

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Polish pilot lost 14 July 1941Hi Alex, Battle Mk. I N2060 of 4 AOS T/o. West Freugh/Wigtownshire for a training flight, 14-07-1941 Crashed into a hill, 3 m north of Portpatrick/Wigtownshire F/O. (Pilot) BYLINSKI, Eugeniusz - P.0210 - PAF - UK7760 Lac (WOp u/t) HYTKA, Zdenek - P.787841 - PAF (Cz) - UK7760 Lac (WOp u/t) MARSALEK, Jan - P.787863 - PAF (Cz) - UK7760 All buried Stranrear (Glebe) Cemetery, Leswalt. Regards, Rob ....Read More.Rob Philips on 8th September 2008 10:36:17
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