Free French Forces
Tuesday, February 13, 1923
Monday, July 24, 1944
Lance Corporal Georges Gicquel, 1st Batallion Fusiliers Marins Commando, badge no.163, was reported missing presumed killed after a patrol at Breville (Calvados).
On the 24th May 1945 a report recorded the present view on his death as follows " Taken prisoner, tortured by the Germans, and left hanging from a tree."
Mort pour la France.
(Source: Letter from the Base of 1st Batallion Fusiliers Marins Commando, FNGB, to the Central Service of the Etat Civil in Paris.)
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