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Leclerc de Hauteclocque, Philippe François Marie

Date of birth:
November 22nd, 1902 (Belloy-Saint-Léonard/Département Somme, France)
Date of death:
November 28th, 1947 (Colomb-Béchar, Algeria)
Buried on:
Tombs Église Saint-Louis-des-Invalides
Nationality:
French (1870-present, Republic)

Biography

Promotions:
9th Septembre, 1924: Sous-lieutenant (commissioned)
26th October, 1926: Lieutenant
25th December, 1934: Capitaine
31th July, 1940: Commandant
25th November, 1940: Colonel
10th August, 1941: Général de Brigade (tijdelijk)
14th April 1942: Général de Brigade (definitief )
25th May, 1943: Général de Division
25th May, 1945: Général de Corps d'Armée
14th July, 1946: Général d'Armée
23th August, 1952: Maréchal de France (posthumus)

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
May 6th, 1941
Decree of May 6th, 1941.
l' Ordre de la Libération
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
8 citations
Croix de Guerre (1939-1945)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
With 'ROSETTE'.
Médaille de la Résistance Française

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