Lyon

Stèle commémorative

Stone marker in memory of General Frère, erected in 1947 by the Veterans of the 11th Infantry Regiment. It was first in the Military Governor's building in the sixth arrondissement, then moved to Fort General Frère.

As military governor of Lyon, he organized the concealment of military equipment. He was the head of the Army Resistance Organization from 1941 to 1943, and at the end of 1942 General Giraud designated him as his successor at the head of the Secret Army. He was arrested in the summer of 1943 and deported to Struthof, where he died on June 13, 1944.

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Address : 22 avenue Leclerc , 69007 Lyon
GPS Coordinates : 45.743473 , 4.829673
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  • Monument
  • Deportation
  • Rhone
  • Armed Resistance
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Stone marker in memory of General Frère, erected in 1947 by the Veterans of the 11th Infantry Regiment. It was first in the Military Governor's building in the sixth arrondissement, then moved to Fort General Frère.

As military governor of Lyon, he organized the concealment of military equipment. He was the head of the Army Resistance Organization from 1941 to 1943, and at the end of 1942 General Giraud designated him as his successor at the head of the Secret Army. He was arrested in the summer of 1943 and deported to Struthof, where he died on June 13, 1944.

Source: Cardon Cécilia, Quelle(s) mémoire(s) de la résistance à Lyon, Mémoire IEP Lyon -Université Lyon 2, 2004

Carte des lieux de mémoire de la ville de Lyon

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