Guy Rubin de Cervens

  1. He was volunteer to fight in Indochine (Viet-Nam, Laos, Cambodge...) in 1950

  2. Promoted sergeant in oct 1950

  3. St Maixent's officers' school in dec 1950, then Pau's camp

  4. Promoted second-lieutenant in oct 1951


born in Le Croisic (France) 1930, he passed away on aug, 13th 1996...




  1. 3e Bataillon de Parachutistes Vietnamiens 1952 (3e BPVN)

  2. Wounded in action (Son Thanh) in 1952...

  3. Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur - 24 ans (!)- 'pour faits de guerre'

  4. Promoted lieutenant in jan 1954


  1. 11e Bataillon Parachutiste de Choc (11eme Choc)

  2. in Egypt, parachute dropped over the Suez Canal

  3. 1er Regiment Etranger Parachutiste (10eme Division Parachutiste, insign here) in aug 1958, lieutenant in the 3eme Compagnie

  4. Officier de la Legion d'honneur (30 ans) 'à titre exceptionnel' in 1960

  5. Promoted captain in jan 1961, 1ere Compagnie (flag click here)

Laos, 1952