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Euzière, Roger

Date of birth:
August 9th, 1913 (Nice, France)
Date of death:
February 10th, 1994 (Courmes, France)
Nationality:
French (1870-present, Republic)

Biography

Roger Pierre Marie Valentin EUZIERE

00.00.1942: lieutenant, Saphis, Phalange Africaine
00.00.1943: promoted to capitaine, caserne Faidherbe, Tunis, Tunisia
02.02.1943: Cedria Plage camp, south of Tunis
00.05.1943: repatriated in France15.05.1943: joined the LVF
00.11.1943: Eastern Front
00.01.1944: Hauptmann, Chef, 10. Kompanie, III. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 638, LVF
00.00.1944: WIA during anti-partisan operation
01.09.1944: refused to be transferred to the Waffen SS
00.02.1945: in Sigmaringen
00.04.1945: in München
00.06.1945: returned to Marseille and enlisted in the Légion Etrangère
00.00.1947: sent to Indochina
00.00.1952: re-promoted to capitaine
00.00.1956: commandant, served in Algeria and awarded the Légion d'Honneur for the second time

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant
Unit:
Régiment de Spahis, Armée d'Afrique
Awarded on:
July 1940
2 citations
Croix de Guerre
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1940
Croix du Combattant 1939-1940 (Vichy)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Capitaine (Captain)
Unit:
Phalange Africaine, LVF
Awarded on:
May 21st, 1943
1 palm
Croix de Guerre L.V. F. (Vichy)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Capitaine (Captain)
Unit:
Phalange Africaine, LVF
Awarded on:
May 21st, 1943
Chevalier de l' Ordre National de la Legion d'Honneur
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Hauptmann (Captain)
Unit:
Chef, 10. Kompanie, III. Bataillon, Infanterie-Regiment 638, LVF
Awarded on:
1944
Verwundetenabzeichen 1939 in Schwarz
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
commandant
Unit:
Légion Etrangère
Awarded on:
1959

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