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Valli, François

Date of birth:
January 15th, 1907 (Porto-Vecchio/Corsica, France)
Date of death:
June 26th, 1994 (Muratello/Corsica, France)
Nationality:
French (1870-present, Republic)

Biography

François Valli was a French Infantry 1st Lieutenant, Companion of the Liberation.
Engaged in 1927 in colonial troops, he was stationed in Africa at the start of World War II and contributed to the rallying of French Equatorial Africa to Free French Forces. He then took part in the campaigns in the Middle East, Africa and the liberation of France.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Compagnon
Awarded on:
May 28th, 1945
l' Ordre de la Libération
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
2 citations
Croix de Guerre (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1933
1 bronze star
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant
Unit:
chef, 1re compagnie, 2e Bataillon de Marche de l'AEF
Awarded on:
April 1945
WIA 15.04.1945
Médaille des blessés de guerre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
with clasps : "Maroc", "AFL", "Libye", "Bir-Hakeim"
Médaille Coloniale
with clasp "Levant"

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