FRANCE Bohec, Jeanne

No Mean Soldier
By Peter McAleese

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Bohec
  • FORENAME
Jeanne
  • UNIT
RF Section SOE
  • RANK
Civilian
  • NUMBER
  • AWARD
Officier de la Legion dHonneur,Commandeur de lOrdre du Merite
  • PLACE
France 1944
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
born 16.2.1919 Plestin-les-Greves
trained as a chemist prewar
escaped to England from Brest 18.6.1940
FFL
chemist at a research laboratory
BCRA
RF Section SOE
sabotage instructor
Fantassin Circuit
fieldname Rateau
alias Genevieve Marie Guichard
parachuted into Alencon,France 29.2.1944
Professor of mathematics,Lycee Roland Dorgeles,Paris postwar
Deputy Mayor,18th Arrondissement of Paris
author "La Plastiqueuse a Bicyclette" (1975)
died 11.1.2010
buried Plestin-les-Greves
 
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