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Marsoun, Vaclac

Date of birth:
1903 (Bohemia, Austro-Hungary)
Date of death:
1977 (France)
Nationality:
French (1870-present, Republic)

Biography

1923: Joins the French Foreign Legion in the 1st Régiment Étranger
1923-1928 : combat in Algeria, Morocco and Lebanon
1939 : mobilised in the 203rd Régiment d'Infanterie Alpine,
16th June 1940 : promoted caporal
July 1940 : demobilised
September 1941 : join as a caporal the LVF - Légion des Volontaires Français contre le bolchevisme.
October 1941 : sent on the Eastern Front
1942: promoted sergent
1944: Joins the SS division Charlemagne,

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Unit:
6th Bataillon - 1st Régiment Étranger de Cavalerie
Awarded on:
June 13th, 1925

With 1 palm
Unit:
1st Régiment Etranger
Awarded on:
August 19th, 1926

With gold clasp ''MAROC 1925''
Médaille Coloniale
Unit:
8th Bataillon 1st REC
Awarded on:
October 20th, 1926
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Unteroffizier (Corporal)
Unit:
I. Battalion, Infanterie-Regiment 638, Légion des Volontaires Français (LVF)
Awarded on:
August 28th, 1942
Medaille

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