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Croix de Guerre (1939-1945)

This decoration was instituted on April 8th 1915 to commemmorate individual mentions in despatches and can be awarded to all French military personnel, regardless of rank and also to officers and men of Allied Forces for an individual feat of arms mentioned in a despatch. The despatch had to originate from an officer commanding an Army, an Army Corps, a Division, a Brigade or the C.O. of a Regiment or a corresponding unit of Naval Forces. Mention in Army Despatch merits a small bronze laurel branch, Army Corps Despatch a silver gilt star, Divisional a silver star, Regimental or similar Unit Despatch a bronze star; all these emblems to be worn on the ribbon of the Cross. For every mention the appropiate emblem will be awarded; if one person has been awarded five palms, he will wear a silver palm instead.
The ribbon of the Croix de Guerre 1939-1945 differs from the original; it is coloured bright red with four vertical bands of green in the centre.

Grid List
NameDate of birthDate of deathAwards
Fairbanks, Douglas Elton (Jr.)09-12-190907-05-2000more 
Fajtl, Frantisek20-08-191204-10-2008more 
Farran, Roy Alexander02-01-192101-06-2006more 
Farrar, Archibald Alexander06-09-192125-12-1992 
Fatin, Jean09-07-191704-08-1999 
Fauquier, John Emilius19-03-191903-04-1981more 
Fayolle, Emile Francois Marie Leonce08-09-191619-08-1942 
Fende, John P.22-09-192221-03-2011more 
Fenet, Henri-Joseph11-06-191914-08-2002 
Ferguson, Hugh   
Fernandez, Leslie Percival00-00-191800-00-2009more 
Fertet, Henri Claude27-10-192626-09-1943 
Fields, James H.26-06-192017-06-1970more 
Fisher, Almond Edward28-01-191307-01-1982more 
Fisher, Lionel Ewart00-00-191409-02-1942 
Flowers, John Robert   
Foley, Jack Edward18-08-192214-09-2009more 
Forrester, Robert J.   
Foster, Harry Wickwire02-04-190216-08-1964more 
Foulkes, Charles03-01-190312-09-1969more 
Fourcaud, Pierre27-03-189802-05-1998more 
Frankland, Robert E.   
Fraser, Bruce Austin05-02-188812-02-1981more 
Fraser, Simon Christopher Joseph, 15th Lord Lovat09-07-191116-03-1995more 
Frederick, Robert Tryon14-03-190729-11-1970more 
Frigo, Lionel O. "Lee"19-09-192002-03-1986 
Fugitt, Warren Graves   
Fuller, Arthur H.   
Fuller, Horace William   
Fuller, Horace Williams "Hod" 00-08-1989 
Funk, Leonard A. Jr.27-08-191620-11-1992more 


Lanyard with the War Cross
Fourragere Croix de GuerreLanyard with the War Cross
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