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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:
1945
Grand Croix de l' Ordre National de la Legion d'Honneur
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Compagnon
Awarded on:
May 6th, 1941

Decree of May 6th, 1941.
l' Ordre de la Libération
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1946
Médaille Militaire
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
8 palms

8 citations
Croix de Guerre (1939-1945)
2 citations : 2 palms
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
with rosette

With 'ROSETTE'.
Médaille de la Résistance Française
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
with clasps "Maroc", "Fezzan", "Koufra", "Tripolitaine", "Tunisie", "E-O"
Médaille Coloniale
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
escaped German captivity the 17.06.1940
Médaille des Évadés
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Capitaine (Captain)
Unit:
chef du 3e bureau, division cuirassée de l'état-major
Awarded on:
June 1940
WIA 15.06.1940
Insigne des Blessés Militaires
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
with 3 bars
Distinguished Service Order (DSO)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Capitaine (Captain)
Awarded on:
June 11th, 1938
no 3993

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