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l' Ordre de la Libération

This Order was created by General Charles de Gaulle, November 16th, 1940, to reward distinguished services to the cause of the liberation of France and her colonies. The recipients are known as 'Compagnons de la Libération' (compagnions of the liberation). Charles de Gaulle became the only 'Grand Seigneur de l' Ordre', (Grand Master of the Order) on August 31st, 1947.
The badge is made of bronze and depicts a sword on a square shield with a black Lorraine cross on it. The reverse bears the inscription 'PATRIA SERVANDO VICTORIAM TULI' which means 'He brought victory by liberating his country'. The ribbon is green, edged with black and with two narrow black stripes down the centre; the black representing the mourning over the occupation, the green the hope of liberation.
This Order is to be worn directly between the Légion d'Honneur and the Médaille Militaire and is held in high regard in France.
A total of 1061 crosses were awarded in the order, 1038 to persons, 18 to military and 5 to French cities.

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NameDate of birthDate of deathAwards
Gabard, Pierre13-09-191315-04-1967more
Gaëtan, Adolphe27-10-191319-11-1942
Gallas, André12-07-190717-12-1956more
Galley, Robert11-01-192108-06-2012more
Garache, Gilbert09-05-191817-10-2005more
Garbay, Pierre04-10-190317-07-1980more
Garbit, François22-02-191007-12-1941
Gardet, Roger15-04-190027-02-1989more
Gargué, Félicien00-00-191700-06-1941
Garnier, Henri30-10-190020-01-1984
Garot, Jean-Louis29-05-191613-04-1990more
Gary, Romain08-05-191402-12-1980more
Gatissou, René13-05-191513-02-2012more
Gauffre, Paul11-02-191012-09-1944
Gaulle, de, Charles André Joseph Marie22-11-189009-11-1970more
Gautheron, Louis15-04-191503-01-1988more
Gauthier, Gontran30-10-190601-11-1966more
Gayant, Marcel25-04-191527-09-1944more
Gayet, Alain29-10-192220-04-2017
Gemähling, Jean19-11-191202-05-2003
Genet, André11-11-191405-02-1945more
Génin, René04-03-190017-06-1941
Gentil, Louis21-05-189608-04-1945more
Geoffroy, André28-01-191130-09-1944
Gérard, Roger17-05-189818-12-1968more
Gerberon, André03-12-190520-04-1961more
Germain, Hubert06-08-192012-10-2021more
Gervais, René22-08-190822-10-1997more
Gibert-Seigneureau, Raymond21-01-191930-07-1944
Gilbert, Jean20-04-190708-06-1942
Gillot, Xavier22-12-190910-06-1996more
Gimpel, Ernest05-08-191326-01-1973
Ginas, Emile19-03-189203-11-1975more
Gins, Alexandre12-10-191127-10-1973more
Giorgi, Noël10-01-190011-09-1944
Giovoni, Arthur06-10-190919-01-1996
Girard, Christian15-09-191525-07-1985more
Glos, Nicolas, de10-02-191123-05-1976
Godefroy, Louis04-09-191106-04-1987
Godin, André-Jean11-07-190027-08-1989more
Goislard de Monsabert, de, Joseph30-09-188713-06-1981more
Gonard, Charles11-10-192112-06-2016more
Gorce-Franklin, Henri07-12-190617-02-2000more
Gosset, Jean06-12-191221-12-1944more
Gouby, Robert G.29-10-191914-08-1944more
Goujon de Thuisy, de, Jean29-06-191501-11-1944
Gould, William16-04-191320-02-1980more
Goumin, Georges19-02-190526-05-1941more
Goussault, François27-05-190911-09-1984more
Goychman, Georges24-01-191423-05-1981more
Gozzi, Toussaint24-05-191913-02-1946more
Grand, Albert05-10-191426-05-1998more
Grandval, Gilbert12-02-190429-11-1981more
Grasset, Georges23-04-191002-07-1998more
Gravier, André18-05-191114-11-2004more
Grenier, Paul21-11-191404-05-1945more
Grisey, Roger15-11-190718-11-1976more
Grout de Beaufort, Alain03-05-191815-08-1944
Guaffi, Marcel15-08-191816-09-1997more
Guedj, Max08-00-191315-01-1945more
Guellec, Yves26-06-191319-11-1944more
Guéna, Alphonse27-06-190823-09-1944
Guénon, Paul04-04-191123-01-1946more
Guérin, Albert24-03-189319-03-1974more
Guérin, Claude06-06-191223-06-1959more
Gufflet, René30-01-191111-06-1942
Guigonis, Gaston26-03-191328-11-1994more
Guilhemon, Pierre06-10-190428-02-1989
Guillamet, Roger06-09-191014-05-2000more
Guillaudot, Maurice28-06-189323-05-1979more
Guillebon, de, Jacques13-10-190925-02-1985more
Guillon, Paul13-01-191306-02-1965
Guillot, Marcel11-03-191423-12-1984more
Guillot, Maxime01-01-190029-01-1944
Guillou, Auguste01-01-191402-06-1941more
Guingouin, Georges02-02-191327-10-2005more
Guyot, Jean "Gallois"04-07-191826-01-2000more
Guyot, Marius23-01-191825-09-2006more

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