Rene Jacobe De Naurois

Rene Jacobe De Naurois

Birth
City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Death 12 Jan 2006 (aged 99)
France
Burial Ranville, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France
Memorial ID 167552038 · View Source
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Catholic priest, Chaplain and ornithologist.
During WW2 he assisted the French Resistance, helping to organise the escape of Jews from occupied France to Switzerland and Spain.
he was among the 177 Kleffer Comandos who landed in France on D-day.
he was awarded the Ordre de la Liberation and the title "Righteous Among the Nations".
After the War he became involved in ornithology especially of the coast of West Africa.


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  • Created by: Sandi P
  • Added: 28 Jul 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 167552038
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rene Jacobe De Naurois (24 Nov 1906–12 Jan 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 167552038, citing Ranville Churchyard, Ranville, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France ; Maintained by Sandi P (contributor 48480916) .