SZABO, Violette Reine Elizabeth

Those that served

Ensign Violette Reine Elizabeth SZABO GC, Croix de Guerre avec Palme

WTS/FANY, SOE

Joined SOE, F Section, August 1943: parachuted to France 5/6 April 1944 with Captain Philippe Liewer as his courier on a mission to investigate arrests in his Salesman circuit in Rouen and Le Havre.  Returned to UK by Lysander, 30 April.  Parachuted to France with Liewer as courier for his new mission to the Maquis in Haute Vienne, 7/8 June 1944.  Caught following a shoot-out with a German troops at a road-block.  Deported to Germany:  Executed at Ravensbrück in early 1945. Posthumously awarded the George Cross. 97

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