Thursday  8th, May 2008

French TV



 

 

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On Wednesday February 10th, 2010, on behalf of her Majesty the Queen Elizabeth 2nd, Mr Leon GAUTIER (1st Bataillon de Fusiliers Commandos - N°4 Commando) was bestowed the medal of the Order of the British Empire by his Excellency, Sir Peter WESTMACOTT, Ambassador of Great Britain in France.

Le mercredi 10 février 2010, M. Léon GAUTIER recevait la médaille de l'Ordre de l'Empire Britannique

 

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June 2016

72th Anniversary  of D-Day

 

 

 

 

June 2015

71st Anniversary  of D-Day

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2014

70th anniversary of D-Day

 

Six French Veterans from N°4 Commando, having landed on June 6th 1944, Messrs Chouteau, Faure, Gautier, Masson, Morel, Rossey, were present with  British Veterans at the ceremonies held on 6th June 2014 in Ouistreham

 

 

 

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Foreign and French Veterans greeted by the President of French Republic

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Leon Gautier reminds he marched past in U.K. on July14th 1940 in front of Princess Elizabeth,

 now H.M. the Queen Elizabeth II

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Hubert Faure

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Paul Chouteau, Rene Rossey, Jean Masson

 

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Jean Morel (first row), Leon Gautier chatting

with Hubert Faure (second row), Jean Masson at rear

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Leon Gautier from N° 4 Commando chatting with two British Veterans from N° 3 and N° 6 Commandos

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Peaceful symbol: today friends, Leon Gautier with Johannes Börner

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                 Photos: JML PHOTOS, BM Amfreville,Ch,DL

 

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Other  anniversaries of D-Day

 

 

Laying of the wreathes at  Saint Aubin d'Arquenay

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 Ranville military cimetery:

honours to the  French commandos killed in action

 

Ouistreham, commandos memorial:

honours are rendered to the 177 French commandos 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Beach of Ouistreham

Ceremony of tradition of l'Ecole des Fusiliers de Lorient

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Dépôt de gerbes à la stèle du N°4 Commando

Amfréville

Stèle du n°4 Commando

Laying of the wreath by veteran Leon Gautier N°4 Commando

 

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Amfréville

Stèle du n°4 Commando

British veterans honouring their English and French dead comrades 

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