Service number R78161.
In the citation below, Angers was helped by the Belgian underground. Prior to that he jumped from his burning bomber over Duisburg on June 16, 1942 and made his way into occupied Holland. A Dutch farmer on the outskirts of Eindhoven took him across the border to Turnhout in Belgium where he made contact with the underground. This turned out te be Mlle Andree de Jongh who helped around 400 Allied soldiers to escape from Belgium, through occupied France to the British consulate in Madrid and on to Gibraltar. Andrée accompanied 118 of them herself. For her work, she was awarded the George Medal, Medal of Freedom, Officier de la Légion d'honneur, Chevalier de l'Ordre de Léopold and the Croix de Guerre avec palme.
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