FRANCE Ayral, Jean

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Ayral
  • FORENAME
Jean
  • UNIT
BCRA
  • RANK
Enseigne de Vaisseau Premier Classe
  • NUMBER
  • DATE OF DEATH
12th August 1944
  • AGE
22
  • GRAVESITE
buried Neuilly-sur-Seine,France
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
born 30.12.1921 Le Havre
educated College Sainte Croix,Neuilly-sur-Seine
educated Lycee Saint Louis
matelot (seaman),Merchant Service
Le Rhin 1940
Royal Navy (SubLt) 24.9.1940
HMS Fidelity 1940-41
broke his leg October 1941
FFL
BCRA February 1942
codenames Pal,Gedeon and Ceden
aka Robert Walter,Guerin,Robert John Harrow,Major Roach
parachuted into Montlucon region 26.7.1942
arrested by the Gestapo 28.4.1943
escaped and arrived England 16.6.1943
promoted Ensign First Class January 1943
BCRA Algiers early 1944
parachuted into Auriac Brue,50 k north of Toulon 12.8.1944
shot by accident Toulon,France
awards
Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur
Compagnon de la Liberation
Croix de Guerre
Military Cross (GB)
Atlantic Star (GB)
 
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