One of the first woman S.O.E. agents to be dropped into enemy occupied
France, parachuted from a Whitley bomber on the night of September
24/25 1942 near the village of Boisrenard, near Chambourd, France.
Andree and three other members of the Prosper Network were captured
on the night of the 23rd June 1943 in Paris. Andree was taken to Gestapo
Headquarters at Avenue Foch in Paris and after interrogation sent
to the notorious Fresnes Prison.
Born in France on the 18th November 1919
Killed on 6th July 1944. Aged 25
| Landed by Lysander of 161 Squadron on the night
of 13/14 May 1943, near Tours, France. Vera joined the Inventor Network
and worked as a courier in and around Paris, but while meeting another
agent in a café, Chez Mas in the Place des Ternes, she was
arrested by the Gestapo on the 30th October 1943 and also taken to
Born in England on the 17th March 1903
Killed on 6th July 1944. Aged 41
Landed by Lysander on the night of 16/17 June 1943, in a moonlit
meadow near Angers, France. She was working for the Acrobat Network
in the South East of Dijon near the Swiss border, when she was arrested
on the 18th November 1943 with two members of the French Resistance
at Lons-le-Saunier. She was taken to Gestapo Headquarters at the
Avenue Foch where she spent two weeks under interrogation before
being transferred to Fresnes prison.
Born in England on the 31st January 1915
Killed on 6th July 1944. Aged 29
was only eighteen when she was awaiting deportation at Drancy internment
camp near Paris in June 1942, with 2000 other Jewish people collected
from all over France to be transported to one of the many death
camps in the East. Her mother persuaded a German official with a
large sum of money to produce a certificate attesting that Sonia
was valuable to the German economy in the Fur industry.
Her freedom gained, she joined the Prosper Network in 1943 only
to be betrayed along with many other agents on the 21st January
1944, Sonia was arrested in the Café Soleil d'or in Paris
and taken to Gestapo Headquarters at Avenue Foch in Paris and after
interrogation sent to the notorious Fresnes Prison.
Born in Chemnitz on the 25th December 1923
Killed on 6th July 1944. Aged 21