Pronunciation Guide

The following is a phonetical guide to pronouncing the unit members' names and ranks. For a more accurate, in-depth guide, please see the Pronunciation Guide on the French Military Terms and Soldier Slang page

Ranks:

Lieutenant...................................Loot-nyah
Sergent.......................................Sair-zhaw
Caporal........................................Ka-poh-rahl
Soldat Première Classe.................Sohl-dah Preh-meer Klahss
Soldat Deuxième Classe...............Sohl-dah Duhz-zyehm Klahss

Names

Sergent Jean Théophile Contamine............Zhaw Tay-o-feel Kohn-tah-meen
Caporal Mathieu André Picard....................Mah-tyuh Ahn-dray Pee-kahr

Soldat Georges Auriac........................Zhorzh Oh-ree-ak
Soldat Étienne Bodin.........................Ay-tee-ehn Buh-deh
Soldat Jean Bouchez....................Zhah Boo-shay
Soldat Célestin Bougault....................Say-les-tan Boo-goh
Soldat Pascal Boutroix.......................Pa-skal Boo-twah
Soldat Henri Fagot........................Ahn-ree Fah-Goh
Soldat Jacques Fleury....................Zhahk Fluh-ree
Soldat Joseph Gurreaux....................Zhoh-sef Goo-roh
Soldat Firmin Lefebvre......................Fair-meh Luh-fev-ruh
Soldat Guy Maillard.......................G-ee May-ahr
Soldat Pierre Marino......................Pee-air Mah-ree-noh
Soldat Gérard Nicholas.....................Zhay-rahd Nee-kolahz
Soldat Pierre Pernot.........................Pee-air Pair-noh
Soldat Marceau Riton........................Mar-soh Ree-toh
Soldat Henri Jean Rouland .................Ahn-ree Zhah Roo-lahnd
Soldat Benoit Schech..............................Ben-wah Shesh

Last PageNext Page