Lieutenant Edgar Tupët - Thomé (born 19 April 1920) receives the Military Cross. Thomé fought at Dunkirk, where he was captured, but he escaped and joined the French resistance. He left France via Spain to join the Free French Army. In June 1941 he was parachuted in France to work as secret agent for the resistance. He returned to England and entered the SAS. Thomé joined the French paratroopers in August 1943 and became second-in-command of the 2e Coy, 3e RCP in January 1944. During that year he saw action in Brittany and the French-Jura (photo courtesy: http://fflsas.org/index.php?option=com_fflsas_user&view=image_browser&lang=EN).