PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Abrial, Jean-Marie Charles
Date of birth: December 17th, 1879 (Réalmont/Midi-Pyrénées, France)
Date of death:  December 19th, 1962 (Dourgne/Castres, France)
Nationality:  French
BIOGRAPHY: 
Vice Admiral Jean-Marie Charles Abrial took part in the evacuation of Dunkirk and was captured. He eventually joined the Vichy regime and was captured during the liberation of France and condemned by court martial for ten years forced labour yet given amnesty in the mid-50's. He was also forfeited any entitelement in relation to his Legion d'Honneur and forbidden to wear his decorations. He was reinstituted with the LdH by decret of 16 December 1960.
     
CHEVALIER DE L' ORDRE NATIONAL DE LA LEGION D'HONNEUR
Awarded on: December 31st, 1913
 
     
OFFICIER DE L' ORDRE NATIONAL DE LA LEGION D'HONNEUR
Awarded on: November 30th, 1921
 
     
COMMANDEUR DE L' ORDRE NATIONAL DE LA LEGION D'HONNEUR
Rank: Contre-Amiral
Awarded on: June 30th, 1932
 
     
CROIX DE GUERRE (1914-1918)
Details: With 3 palm leaves
 
     
GRAND CROIX DE L' ORDRE NATIONAL DE LA LEGION D'HONNEUR
Awarded on: May 30th, 1940
 
     
MÉDAILLE MILITAIRE
Awarded on: July 14th, 1941
 

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Information source(s):   - Ecole Navale / Espace tradition / Officiers colobres
- Accueil - Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication
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