Vybiral, Tomas

    Date of birth:
    September 29th, 1911
    Date of death:
    February 21st, 1981
    Buried on:
    Veteran Graves Brookwood Military Cemetery
    Service number:
    83236
    Nationality:
    Czechoslovakian (1918 - 1948, Republic)

    Biography

    1940: Lieutenant (FR)
    1940: Pilot Officer (RAF)
    1940: Flying Officer
    1941: Flight Lieutenant
    1943: Squadron Leader
    1944: Wing Commander
    1989: Lt. Col./Col. (posthumously)
    1992: Brigadier General (posthumously)

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Lieutenant (Flying Officer)
    Unit:
    Groupe de Chasse I/5, Armée de l'air
    Awarded on:
    1940
    Ceskoslovenský válecný kríž 1939
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Lieutenant (Flying Officer)
    Unit:
    Groupe de Chasse I/5, Armée de l'air
    Awarded on:
    1940
    Croix de Guerre (1939-1945)
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Lieutenant (Flying Officer)
    Unit:
    Groupe de Chasse I/5, Armée de l'air
    Awarded on:
    1940
    Chevalier de l' Ordre National de la Legion d'Honneur
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Unit:
    No. 312 (Czechoslovak) Squadron, Royal Air Force
    Awarded on:
    1941
    Details:
    Second Kriz 1939 received as oak leaf
    Ceskoslovenský válecný kríž 1939
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    1942
    Details:
    Second medal received as oak leaf
    Ceskoslovenská medaile
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    1943
    Details:
    Third medal received as second oak leaf
    Ceskoslovenská medaile
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    1944
    Ceskoslovenská vojenská medaile
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    1944
    Details:
    Fourth medal received as third oak leaf
    Ceskoslovenská medaile
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    1944
    Details:
    Third Kriz 1939 received as second oak leaf
    Ceskoslovenský válecný kríž 1939
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    1944
    Details:
    Fourth Kriz 1939 received as third oak leaf
    Ceskoslovenský válecný kríž 1939
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Awarded on:
    1944
    Details:
    "France, Great Brittain"
    Ceskoslovenská vojenská pametni medaile 1939-1945
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Wing Commander
    Unit:
    RAF North Weald, Royal Air Force
    Awarded on:
    July 11th, 1944
    Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Wing Commander
    Unit:
    RAF North Weald, Royal Air Force
    Awarded on:
    December 1944
    Distinguished Service Order (DSO)
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Wing Commander
    Awarded on:
    1945
    Details:
    Fifth Kriz 1939 received as fourth oak leaf
    Ceskoslovenský válecný kríž 1939
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Wing Commander
    Awarded on:
    1946
    Officier de l' Ordre National de la Legion d'Honneur
    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Wing Commander
    Awarded on:
    1946
    Croix de Guerre (1939-1945)

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