The Croix de Guerre, translated as "War Cross", was established by the French military in 1915 to recognise acts of courage displayed either by individuals or a group of persons. Any member of the French armed forces were eligible for the award, but it could also be given to civilians or foreign servicemen.

 

DSO = Distinguished Service Order

MM = Military Medal

 

6th Airborne Division

 

Croix de Guerre with Bronze Palm

 

Name

Unit

Remarks

Lt-Col Paul Gleadell

12th Devonshires

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Maj John Howard

2nd Oxford & Bucks

DSO

 

Croix de Guerre with Bronze Star

 

Name

Unit

Remarks

Rfn David Cochrane

1st Royal Ulster Rifles

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S/Sgt William Kenneth MacLean

398th Composite Company

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Cpl Charles Stanley Runacres

Provost Company

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Croix de Guerre

 

Name

Unit

Remarks

S/Sgt Fred Baacke

The Glider Pilot Regiment

-

S/Sgt Oliver Boland

The Glider Pilot Regiment

-

S/Sgt Maurice Alexander Bramah

The Glider Pilot Regiment

MM

Lt Colin William Brown

8th Battalion

-

Maj John Cramphorn

13th Battalion

-

Maj Ian Dyer

9th Battalion

-

Cpl Stan Evans

2nd Oxford & Bucks

-

Maj George Symes Fenton

Divisional Signals

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Capt Edward Long Fox

3rd Para Squadron

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Sgt Dennis Edmund Griss

12th Battalion

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S/Sgt Leonard Guthrie

The Glider Pilot Regiment

-

Pte James Moran

7th Battalion

-

Cpl Charles Sheffield

Reconnaissance Regiment

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Lt Dennis Slade

9th Battalion

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