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Russian Airmen - Errol Parish church grounds unveiled 2020

 
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 11, 2020 8:14 pm    Post subject: Russian Airmen - Errol Parish church grounds unveiled 2020 Reply with quote

The Courier & Advertiser for 11th November 2020

Airmen's rock of Recognition & a phoito of the new memorial in the grounds of Errol Parish Church .

A Rock monumental to honour Russian Airmen who came to Scotland as part of a top secret mission has been installed in the grounds of a Perthshire Church. The Huge Obelisk arrived at Errol yesterday as it had come by ship from St Petersburgh. The monument is made from rare crimson Shoksha quartzite .
The Memorial to the MOSCOW SPECIAL ASSIGNMENT AIRGROUP


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PostPosted: Thu Nov 12, 2020 8:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

https://www.thecourier.co.uk/fp/news/local/perth-kinross/1718371/video-monument-to-fearless-russian-airmen-is-installed-near-scene-of-secret-perthshire-base/
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 12, 2020 12:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

There is another memorial at Fearnan
https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/local-news/fearnans-fitting-tribute-world-war-15024424

And the Czech, Frantisek Drahovzal, is buried in a CWG in Murie near Errol.

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FRANTISEK DRAHOVZAL
Service Number: F.3109
Czechoslovakian Army, 1 Smisena Brigada
Age 34 years old
Died 29 May 1943
Buried or commemorated at MURIE CEMETERY
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