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Hanuš Polák; from Czechoslovakia

Service details

Sergeant (W.Op./Air Gnr.) 1280951 Hanus Polak, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

CWGC record ...

His name is recorded on the Bembridge School War Memorial

Date of Death :29th August 1943
Where buried or commemorated :Brookwood Military Cemetery
Aircraft :Liberator Mk V
311 (Czech) Sqn.
Crew :
Flg. Off. Bruno BabšCWGC record ...
Flg. Off. Miroslav ČtvrtlíkCWGC record ...
Sgt Stanislav JelínekCWGC record ...
Sgt Jiří RubinCWGC record ...
Flg. Off. Adolf MusálekCWGC record ...
Sgt Eduard BlahácekCWGC record ...
Sgt Václav BlahnaCWGC record ...
Sgt Hanuš PolákCWGC record ...

311 (Czech) Squadron were stationed at RAF Beaulieu in August 1943, operating anti-submarine patrols. All the crew were killed on take off from RAF Beaulieu for Operations over the Bay of Biscay.

Hanuš Polák had been a pupil at Bembridge School.

Information provided by John Bloodworth


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