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Private Simon ROUCHE

1st Company - 4th Platoon

Born in Sugny on the 29th of July 1917

Killed in Deauville on the 22nd of August 1944

Buried in La Panne


It was on the 22nd on August 1944, at the out posts near the destroyed bridge between Deauville and Trouville, that Private (Simon Rouche) of the Scout Section of the 1st Company become victim of enemy fire.

Private Marcel Fourner, member of the 4th Platoon of the 2nd Company was killed on an other bridge at St Arnoult.

See testimony Simon ROUCHE

The bridge called “Pont des Belges” situated between Deauville and Trouville. Where homage can be paid to Simon Rouche. Marcel FOURNER was killed in St Arnoult