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Faure, Marcel

Date of birth:
January 30th, 1906 (Montpellier, France)
Date of death:
May 22nd, 1999 (Louveciennes, France)
Nationality:
French (1870-present, Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Capitaine (Captain)
Unit:
2e brigade, 1re division d'infanterie motorisée
Awarded on:
1945
"For extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an armed enemy on August 20, 1944. Captain Faure's outstanding accomplishments, personal bravery and zealous devotion to duty exemplify the highest traditions of the Armed Forces of the Allied Nation."

Headquarters, Seventh U.S. Army, General Orders No. 62
Distinguished Service Cross (DSC)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Compagnon
Awarded on:
March 7th, 1945
l' Ordre de la Libération
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
6 citations
Croix de Guerre (1939-1945)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
with rosette
Médaille de la Résistance Française
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant (Flying Officer)
Unit:
BM 2
Awarded on:
June 1941
with 3 red stars
WIA 11.06.1941 (left foot) + 11.06.1944 (left thigh) + 20.08.1944
Médaille des blessés de guerre

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