Leslie Fernandez MM, Croix de Guerre, OBE - SOE trainer at Beaulieu and then F Section agent (two missions). He was also an Advisor on the film, ‘Carve her name with pride’. This was based on the true story of Special Operations Executive agent Violette Szabo, GC, who was captured and executed while serving in Nazi-occupied France.  

Leslie Fernandez

Leslie Fernandez was a fit man when he was young. He loved sports and was good at them. Exactly the sort of chap that would catch the eye of SOE!


Educational Resources

WW2 D-Day veterans
WW2 Convoy veterans
Our Secret WW2
The Korean War
WW1 War recordings