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Old 1st March 2019, 20:32
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Colonel Le Gris de la Salle - GCII/7

Often cited as commander of GCII/7 in 1943 but I cannot find information on him. Does anyone know if he was a combat pilot in WWII? He disappears from mention by GCII/7 after mid-1943.

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Old 2nd March 2019, 09:25
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Re: Colonel Le Gris de la Salle - GCII/7

Hi,

Cne Robert Le Grix de la Salle, 01/05/1906-19/12/1945, was the Commandant of GC 1/10 at Oran in early 1940 ; he posted to F.A. Tunisie on 11 june 1940.

Cdr Durieux, Cne Adam and Cne Hugo were successives commandants of GC II/7 then 2/7 in 1940-44

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Old 2nd March 2019, 14:56
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Re: Colonel Le Gris de la Salle - GCII/7

thanks Bertrand
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Old 2nd March 2019, 17:56
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Re: Colonel Le Gris de la Salle - GCII/7

I got my information from a site that has this phrase:

Le commandant Le Gris de la Salle qui commande le groupe apprendra sa transformation sur Spit le 20 mai; elle durera jusqu’au 28 juin.

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Old 4th March 2019, 22:03
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Re: Colonel Le Gris de la Salle - GCII/7

Hi Keith,

On 01/01/1943 Cne Robert Le Grix de la Salle was the commandant of GC 1/3 ; he posted to this unit on 9/11/1942 the day after when Cne Paul Engler died during Torch.

Le Grix de la Salle left on 13 september 1943.

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Old 6th March 2019, 09:34
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Re: Colonel Le Gris de la Salle - GCII/7

Cheers again Bertrand
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Old 6th March 2019, 14:41
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The eight commandants of GC II/7 then 2/7 for WWII

Cne André DURIEUX 27/9/37-17/10/41
Cdt Pierre DUMOUCHEL de PREMARE 17/10/41-8/11/41 (+)
Cdt André DURIEUX 14/11/41-21/1/42
Cne Gaston ADAM 21/1/42-17/7/43
Cdt Marie PAPIN- LABAZORDIERE 17/7/43-15/09/43
Cne Henri HUGO 15/9/43/-14/9/44
Cdt Henri HOARAU de la SOURCE 14/9/44-24/02/45
Cne Gabriel GAUTHIER 24/02/45-19/07/45
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