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Pika, Heliodor

Date of birth:
July 3rd, 1897 (Stitina, Austro-Hungary)
Date of death:
June 21st, 1949 (Plzeň Prison, Czechoslovakia)
Buried on:
Grave General Pika Heliodor
Nationality:
Czechoslovakian (1918 - 1948, Republic)

Biography

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Period:
First World War (1914-1918)

With silver star and 3 palm leaves
Croix de Guerre (1914-1918)
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
With 3 palm leaves
Ceskoslovenský válecný kríž 1914-1918
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)

With palm leaf
Croix de Guerre (1939-1945)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1945
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1945
Legion of Merit - Commander (LoM - C)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1945
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 16th, 1947
Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)

With swords
Ordinul Steaua Romaniei Grand Cross
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1994

Posthumously awarded
Commemorative Medal of 50th Anniversary of the Slovak National Rising of 1944
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
June 19th, 1999

Posthumously awarded
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 1st, 2014
For outstanding achievements in the fight for the liberation of the country in World War II

Posthumously awarded
Rad Bieleho dvojkríza 1st class

Sources

  • - CTK National News Wire, Prague, Czech Republic: Czechoslovak News Agency, September 1, 2004