FRANCE Virot, Andree Marthe

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Virot
  • FORENAME
Andree Marthe
  • UNIT
Resistance (Brittany)
  • RANK
Sous Officier
  • NUMBER
  • AWARD
Croix de Guerre avec palme,Medaille de la Resistance,Ordre de la Liberation,Medal of Freedom (US),Kings Commendation for Brave Conduct (GB)
  • PLACE
France 1940-44
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
born 3.2.1905 Brittany
owner of a beauty salon in Brest prewar
Resistance 1940-44
codenames Agent X and Agent Rose
betrayed and fled to Paris 1943
betrayed and arrested in Paris 1944
Ravensbruck
transferred to Buchenwald
liberated April 1945
postwar manager,La Caravelle (restaurant),Paris
married John Peel (Englishman)
moved to Long Ashton,Somerset
died 5.3.2010 Long Ashton
 
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