Paying homage to a little known hero
František Peřina was born 8 April 1911 in the village of Morkůvky. The village was in a remote farming area about 30km from Brno in the Moravia region of Czechoslovakia. He was the second son of Josef and Kateřina and his father was a farmer. Peřina was 14 before he visited Brno, his nearest big town. He completed his elementary school education and then spent the next three years at grammar school. Peřina then joined, as an apprentice, the first engineering firm in Brno. He served a three year apprenticeship, training to be a lathe machinist. During this apprenticeship he also attended a vocational school He completed his apprenticeship and continued working at that firm.
František Peřina se narodil 8.4. 1911 v obci Morkůvky. Obec se nachází…
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