GICQUEL, Georges

Rank: 
Lance Corporal
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Free French Forces
Service number: 
4822 FN40
Born: 
Tuesday, February 13, 1923
Died : 
Monday, July 24, 1944
Executed
Operations: 
LCpl. 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."
(Source: Letter from the Base of 1st Batallion Fusiliers Marins Commando, FNGB, to the Central Service of the Etat Civil in Paris.)
 

Mort pour la France

 

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