Geoffroy Chodron de Courcel
He was Aide-de-Camp to Charles de Gaulle in 1940 and escaped to England with the General on 17 June 1940 with the help of General Sir Edward Spears. Geoffroy Chodron was the first officer to sign up with the Free French Forces, established by De Gaulle when he was in London.
He was the only son of Baron Louis de Chodron de Courcel (1874-1962), by his wife married Alice Lambert-Champy (1886-1967); S.E. Baron Geoffroy Chodron de Courcel had three sisters:
- Louise: married Xavier Baudon de Mony
- Elisabeth: married Olivier, comte de Chastellux
- Henriette: married Louis, marquis de Lasteyrie.
- "Geoffroy Chodron de Courcel". Chancellerie de l'Ordre de la Libération. 2006. Retrieved 2008-11-03.