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Cizek, Evzen

Date of birth:
December 10th, 1904 (Ostrava/Moravia, Austrian-Hungarian Empire)
Date of death:
November 26th, 1942 (Cardiff/Wales, Great Britain)
Buried on:
Brookwood Military Cemetery
Plot: 28. Row: B. Grave: 1.
Service number:
Czechoslovakian (1918 - 1948, Republic)


Evzen Cizek was killed on November 26th, 1942 when the plane he flew in as a passenger (Wicko GM1, ES947) in bad weather struck the cable of a barrage balloon over Cardiff.

1939: Lieutenant;
October 1940: Pilot Officer;
1940: Flying Officer;
1940: Flight Lieutenant;
December 1940: Squadron Leader;
1941: Wing Commander;
1942: Group Captain.

September 1939 - December 1st, 1939: Pilote CIC;
December 1st, 1939 - July 1st, 1940: Pilot Groupe de Chasse III/3;
?: No. 6 Operational Training Unit;
october 14th, 1940 - December 12th, 1940: Pilot No. 1 Squadron;
December 12th, 1940 - May 27th, 1941: Commanding Officer No. 312 (Czech) Squadron;
May 27th, 1941 - November 26th, 1942: Commanding Officer No. 10 Group, Czechoslovak Inspectorate General (CIG).

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Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded with clasps "FRANCE" and "GREAT BRITAIN".
Ceskoslovenská vojenská pametni medaile 1939-1945
Second World War (1939-1945)
Recieved with "BATTLE OF BRITAIN" clasp.
1939-1945 Star
Pilot Badge