ALLARD, Camille

Known as: 
seen elsewhere as ALLART
Rank: 
Lance Corporal
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Free French Forces
Service number: 
914FN43
Born: 
Tuesday, October 21, 1919
Died : 
Tuesday, May 8, 1945
Killed in action or died of wounds
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Lance Corporal Camille Allard, 1st Batallion Fusiliers Marins Commando, attached to No 4 Commando, died during operations in the Netherlands.
 
The No 4 Commando War Diary for May 7th 1945 records " Halstern - No 7 french troop moved to Schouwen and established HQ at Bruinisse, and to clear and mark all minefields in that area." (Source: War Diary National Archives WO 218/ 84.)
 
His death is notified as "killed by the explosion of a mine while on patrol. KIA 8-5-45, Netherlands, buried 11-5-45 at Sint Philipsland. Transferred 19-11-49,Bordeaux,Gironde. " (Source: website ecole.nav.traditions,free fr/cdo.)
 
Mort pour la France.
 

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