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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
Tagger, Benjamin30-11-191121-08-1944
Taillandier, Marcel25-03-191111-07-1944
Tardieu, Joseph18-02-188901-06-1941more
Tardy, René24-06-190817-09-1943
Tartière, Jacques23-09-191520-06-1941
Tassin de Saint Péreuse, Pierre02-07-191029-12-1995more
Tassin, Marie-Roger19-04-190029-06-1953more
Tavian, Gaston06-09-190828-01-1987more
Tayar, Jacques21-07-191518-12-1943
Taylor, Georges Louis William25-08-192408-04-1945more
Techer, Auguste17-05-191205-09-1968more
Tedesco, de, Jean28-03-192014-07-1943
Teisseire, Aimé18-12-191428-06-2008more
Teitgen, Pierre-Henri29-05-190806-04-1997more
Ter Sarkissof, Alexandre14-12-191117-10-1991
Teriierooiterai, a, Teriieroo31-10-187520-08-1952
Terrier, Roland08-07-191725-07-1976more
Testa, de, Charles10-12-192029-11-1986more
Théodore, Gérard28-11-192010-06-2012more
Thévenet, Fernand18-04-191016-03-2001more
Thibaud, Pol20-07-191408-12-1963more
Thierry d'Argenlieu, Georges07-08-188907-09-1964more
Thierry, Gabriel12-08-189607-08-1972more
Thiriat, Denis05-10-191309-10-1998more
Thoreau, André02-09-189902-03-1985more
Thuilliez, Lucien25-01-191501-09-1980more
Tilly, Félix02-08-190411-07-1963more
Tilly, François04-07-191016-04-1983more
Toneatti, Ettore02-10-191015-03-1941
Torcatis, Louis25-03-190419-05-1944
Touchaleaume, Elie France15-10-191405-03-2010more
Touny, Alfred24-10-188605-04-1944more
Touny, Roger28-01-192220-11-1991more
Tournier, Raymond12-02-191615-09-1998more
Tourtet, Henri21-07-189915-04-1945more
Touzeau, Martin29-08-191911-10-2006more
Tranape, Jean03-12-191821-08-2012more
Trigeaud, Joseph20-03-190326-04-1946more
Tripier, Paul17-09-192119-06-1944more
Troadec, René06-07-190810-08-1986more
Troël, René04-10-192306-12-1977more
Trolley de Prévaux, Jacques02-04-188819-08-1944more
Troquereau, Pierre05-11-191407-11-1991more
Tulasne, Jean27-11-191217-07-1943more
Tupët-Thomé, Edgard Alphonse19-04-192009-09-2020more
Turrell y Turrull, Jaime30-10-190413-04-1964more