SOE Conus, Adrien

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Conus
  • FORENAME
Adrien
  • UNIT
F Section SOE
  • RANK
Captain
  • NUMBER
  • AWARD
Distinguished Service Order
  • PLACE
France 1944
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
parent unit Free French Forces
born 23.4.1900 Moscow,Russia
public works engineer in civilian life
French Army 1939-40 (staff)
Sous Lieutenant 1941
2 Bn de Marche de l'AEF (BM2) 1.11.1940
Middle East Experimental Workshop
1 Regiment de Marche de Spahis Marocains
to London October 1943
French SAS
F Section SOE June 1944
codename Volume
alias Andre Cunot
Eucalyptus Mission
POW 23.7.1944 Ain
escaped from firing squad
A220 Commando September 1944
Commando Conus,Indochina 1944-46
Lieutenant Colonel 1947
awards also include Chevalier de la Legion dHonneur,Companion de la Liberation,Croix de Guerre,Medaille de la Resistance,Medaille Coloniale
Hunting Inspector,French Equatorial Africa
died 1.9.1947 Bangui,Central African Republic
 
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