Killing Zone
By Harry McCallion
Point Man
By Chief James Watson

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Betbeze
  • FORENAME
Antonin Jean Baptiste Alexandre Savin
  • UNIT
4 SAS (4 Squadron + 3 Company)
  • RANK
Capitaine
  • NUMBER
  • AWARD
Distinguished Service Order,etc
  • PLACE
France and Holland 1944-45
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
born 6.9.1910 Juillan,Hautes-Pyrenees,France
Merchant Marine 1931-33
6 Regiment de Tirailleurs Senegalaise 1934
Ecole des eleves officiers de Saint-Maixent 1938
6 R.I.C. 28.8.1939 (Sous Lt)
POW June 1940
escaped 1942
Resistance
arrested 11.3.1943
escaped November 1943
2 Regiment de Chasseurs Parachutistes 1944 (Lt)
injured during exercise 3.3.1944 (broke spinal column)
4 SAS 1944-45 (Cap)
Air Force (l'Armee de l'Air) 1953-65
Lieutenant Colonel 1960
awards include
Commandeur de la Legion d'Honneur
Compagnon de la Liberation
Croix de Guerre
Croix de la Valeur Militaire
Medaille de la Resistance
D.S.O. (GB)
Medal of Freedom (US)
Croix de Guerre (Holland)
Merite Militaire (Portugal)
died 2.2.1993 Nice,France
buried Juillan,France
 
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