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Bourgeois, Henri

Date of birth:
November 5th, 1900 (Port Louis - France)
Date of death:
September 1st, 1948 (Val de Grâce hospital - Paris - France)
Nationality:
French (1870-present, Republic)

Biography

Assigned to the head of the Rouen subdivision in February 1946, he left a year later for Indochina where he commanded the Plei-Ku sector in the south of the territory.

Very seriously ill, Henri Bourgeois was repatriated to health in August 1948 and died on September 1 in Val de Grâce. He is buried in his native village of Port-Louis.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Compagnon
Awarded on:
November 20th, 1944
l' Ordre de la Libération
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
3 citations
Croix de Guerre (1939-1945)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
2 citations
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
with clasps "Maroc", "AFL", "Libye", "Bir-Hakeim", "Tunisie", "E-O"
Médaille Coloniale

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