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Vella, Jan

Date of birth:
May 10th, 1906 (Kladno, Austro-Hungarian Empire)
Date of death:
January 10th, 1945 (Beinn a 'Bhůird, Schotland)
Buried on:
Czechoslovakian War Graves Brookwood Military Cemetery
Plot: 28. Row: A. Grave: 3.
Service number:
159265
Nationality:
Czechoslovakian (1918 - 1948, Republic)

Biography

First lieutenant Jan Vella was killed in an aircraft accident.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
No. 311 (Czechoslovak) Squadron, Royal Air Force
Awarded on:
January 26th, 1945

Posthumously awarded
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)