Sender (Alexandre) Ancel - Marcel and Simon's father - an artist. Possibly born in Tecuci. Died March 1916. Buried in the Jewish cemetery in Tecuci
Possibly in Tecuci, Romania though some sources say she is Hungarian. Some sources give an alternative birthdate of 27/08/1890
In Tecuci, Romania. exact date unknown
In Tecuci, Romania. The older brother of Simon Rene - changed his name to Marcel as the threat to Jews increased
Born in Tecuci, Romania. - changed his name to Rene to try and avoid suspicion from the Nazis.
Exact date not known
Leia moved from Paris to Antwerp for work
Leia was arrested and held at Drancy, Paris (date unknown). On the 18th September 1942 she was put on a train to Auschwitz. It is believed she was murdered on arrival on 20th August (some sources give the date as 23rd August 1942)
Following a warning from Marseilles police, decides to attempt to cross the Pyrenees on foot with a companion
Having boarded a ship in Gibraltar (HMS Highland Princess) he disembarks at Greenock, Scotland
Foreign civilians arriving in the UK were interrogated at the Royal Patriotic School in Wandsworth
Using the alias Rene Durville (codename Moisseneuse) Rene is dropped at Region 1 Gigny sur Saone (Saone et Loire) on Mission Cannelle to organise the Maquis and arrange parachute drops.
There are five men dropped all either SOE or BCRA
The director of L'aerium de Chabannes, a santorium for poor and malnourished children, is found dead. His mistress who works at the institute is arrested on suspicion of murder. On the night of the death Rene is having dinner nearby with the wife of the deceased
According to the BCRA files Rene approached the Embassy in Buenos Aires in June 1946 offering to courier any documents they wished to the Paris HQ as he was visiting France on business
Rene is called up to join the 91st Infantry Regiment at LAON