"Our operation up to the time
of being dropped on the night 5/6 June 44 is as related by Lieutenant
We were dropped about 2 kms from St Etienne
(France, 1:250,000, sheet 8, L 4604). We were at large for four days and
made no French contacts.
On the fifth day we
approached a farmhouse. We were taken in and given shelter and food. This
was TOURGEVILLE (L4308). We were first hidden in a concrete storage pill box
for about six days and then taken to the farmhouse till 7 Aug.
On 7 Aug we met L/Cpl
Palfrey and Pte
Matthews and we were taken by two members of the Resistance Movement to ST
PIERRE AZIF (L 4205) where we remained till 21 Aug. We then heard that the
British troops were near, and we were taken in a civilian car to BLONVILLE
(L4208) and then evacuated through BAYEUX to this country."