Lyon

Plaque commémorative

Plaque in memory of Micky Barrange, Pierre Toesca, Pierre Poncet, Henri Debiez, Henri Denis, Pierre Roges. On July 9, 1944 at 9 cours Gambetta, they were arrested at a meeting of the staff of the United Forces of Youth.

On July 12, Pierre Poncet, Henri Debiez, Henri Denis, Micky Barrange et Pierre Toesca were taken from their cells with twenty inmates and driven to Bouvaret in Genas to be executed.

Pierre Roges was executed by firing squad on July 19 in Chatillon d'Azergues.

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Address : 9 cours Gambetta , 69003 Lyon
GPS Coordinates : 45.755759 , 4.842212
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  • Commemorative plaque
  • Civil resistance
  • Repression
  • Rhone
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Plaque in memory of Micky Barrange, Pierre Toesca, Pierre Poncet, Henri Debiez, Henri Denis, Pierre Roges. On July 9, 1944 at 9 cours Gambetta, they were arrested at a meeting of the staff of the United Forces of Youth.

On July 12, Pierre Poncet, Henri Debiez, Henri Denis, Micky Barrange et Pierre Toesca were taken from their cells with twenty inmates and driven to Bouvaret in Genas to be executed.

Pierre Roges was executed by firing squad on July 19 in Chatillon d'Azergues.

Source: Bruno Permezel, Résistants à Lyon, Villeurbanne et aux alentours : 2824 engagements, BGA Permezel, 2003.

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