UK ambassador to attend Czech WWII veteran's funeral

The British ambassador to the Czech Republic, Matthew Field, will attend WWII veteran Emil Boček's funeral in Brno on Tuesday.

Mr Boček was the last surviving Czech fighter pilot to serve in the British Royal Air Force (RAF) and the recipient of many awards. He passed away on Saturday, a month after celebrating his 100th birthday and receiving a congratulatory letter from King Charles III.

Author: Anna Fodor