SOE Landes, Roger

The Nazi Hunters
By Damien Lewis

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Landes
  • FORENAME
Roger
  • UNIT
F Section SOE
  • RANK
Lieutenant (T/Captain) + T/Major
  • NUMBER
236318
  • AWARD
Military Cross and bar,Chevalier de la Legion dHonneur (Fr),Croix de Guerre with palm (Fr)
  • PLACE
France 1943 (MC) France 1944 (bar to MC)
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
French-British dual nationality
born 16.12.1916 Paris,France
son of Barnet Landes (British subject)
parents moved to England
graduated L'Ecole des Beaux Arts,Paris
resided Paris 1938
moved to England prewar
quantity surveyor,London County Council
Royal Corps of signals March 1941
SOE 1941
codename Aristide
Scientist Circuit (w/t operator) 1942-43
Actor Circuit (organiser)
married Ginette Corbin (died 1983) (1 son)
married Margaret Laing 1990
died 16.7.2008
 
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