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Gélot, Maurice

Nationality:
French (1870-present, Republic)

Biography

Maurice Gélot took part in operations 'France' with 3rd SAS, operation 'Dickens' from 15th July until 7th October 1944 with VII/3rd Squadron and in 'Amherst' with 15/3rd Squadron, 3rd SAS from 4th April 1945. He was wounded near Lichtmis, the Netherlands on 9th April 1945.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Chasseur 1ère classe (Private 1 st clas)
Unit:
15/3rd Squadron, 3rd SAS Regiment, Special Air Service (SAS), Army Air Corps, British Army
Awarded on:
September 7th, 1946
Awarded for:
Operation Amherst
Royal decree no.51 dated 7th September 1946.
Bronzen Kruis (BK)

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