Bayle, André

Date of birth:
May 20th, 1926 (Marseille)
Date of death:
March 8th, 2010 (Sausset les Pins)
Nationality:
French (1870-present, Republic)

Biography

15 March 1943 : enter the Waffen SS in the Ersatzkommando Frankreich der Waffen SS
January to February 1944 : attended the NCO course in Posen Treskau
Spring 1944 : sent to Galicia as SS Uscha in the II.Zug 2.Kie SS Sturmbrigade Frankreich
September 1944 : evacuated for dysentery from Schwarnegast to Könitz
2nd January 1945 : sent to Wildflecken and promoted SS Junker and sent to Bad Tölz and Neweklau
February 1945 : sent to Pomerania as platoon leader in the 2.Kie Waffen Gren Reg der SS Nr. 57
March 1945 : escaped from the slaughter in the Belgard valley, managed to disencircled letish volonteers led by SS Stubaf Veidenbaums who awarded his EKI on the field to BAYLE
8 March 1945 : captured by Polish partisan and sent to Moscow
3rd May to October 1945 : POW in camp Vladimir
October to 10th December 1945 : POW in Tambov
2008 : autor of the book " Des Jeux Olympiques à la Waffen SS"

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS Uscha
Unit:
II.Zug 2.Kie SS Sturmbrigade Frankreich
Awarded on:
August 1944
Infanterie-Sturmabzeichen
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS Uscha
Unit:
II.Zug 2.Kie SS Sturmbrigade Frankreich
Awarded on:
August 1944
Eisernes Kreuz 2. Klasse
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
SS Uscha
Unit:
2.Kie Waffen Gren Reg der SS Nr 57
Awarded on:
March 1945
Action:
awarded by SS Stubaf Veidenbaums (let. freiw. der SS) near Belgard
Eisernes Kreuz 1. Klasse

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