George Reginald Starr Net Worth

George Reginald Starr was born on April 19, 2006 in London, British, is Secret agent during World War II. George Reginald Starr was a British mining engineer who contributed extensively in the Second World War. Absorbed as a Special Operations Executive’s (SOE) secret agent due to his language skills, Starr went on to become one of the best secret agents that the SOE had. His admission as a secret agent came unexpectedly. Originally trained as a mining engineer, Starr was working in Belgium when the German invasion began. Though he escaped to England successfully, he soon found himself embroiled in the military SOE group. Under the code name ‘Hilaire’, Starr major task was to organize, arm and train people willing to fight the German army. His greatest achievement came when he successfully persuaded the communist and anti-communist members of the French resistance to work together. Starr set up a highly successful Wheelwright resistance network around Bordeaux, Toulouse and Pyrenees in southern France. In the spring of 1944, he formed the Armagnac group that harassed the Germans by disrupting communication, cutting telephone wires, blowing railway lines and sabotaging power lines for many days at a stretch. He ended the war with the rank of lieutenant colonel. For his outstanding contribution in World War II, he was conferred with many prestigious honors and medals.
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Age, Biography and Wiki

Who is it? Secret agent during World War II
Birth Day April 19, 2006
Birth Place London, British
Age 14 YEARS OLD
Died On September 2, 1980
Birth Sign Taurus

💰 Net worth: Under Review

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Biography/Timeline

1940

In 1940, he was working in Liège, Belgium when the German invasion began. He escaped back to England with British forces in the Dunkirk evacuation. He joined the British Army, being commissioned on the General List. He was subsequently recruited into the Special Operations Executive (SOE) for his language skills and give the code name Hilaire. His brother John Renshaw Starr was also a member of the SOE.

1942

In November 1942, shortly before German forces began their occupation of the Vichy Republic, he arrived secretly by boat on the Mediterranean coast of France. Based in Castelnau-sur-l'Auvignon, posing as a retired Belgian mining Engineer who had made a fortune in the Congo, he successfully organised a French Resistance network in the southwest corner of France, between Toulouse, Bordeaux and the Pyrenees, designated by the SOE as the 'Wheelwright Sector'. Starr spied on the German 11th Tank Division near Bordeaux. The group he led also cut telephone and power lines and sabotaged power stations. He managed to persuade anticommunist and communist resistance member to join forces to fight the German occupiers. One of his team members was Denise Bloch.

1944

In 1944, before the Normandy Invasion, Starr created an armed group called the "Armagnac Battalion" in Toulouse. During the invasion, they destroyed communication and transportation lines. When the SS Panzer division Das Reich tried to reinforce the German forces in Normandy, Starr's troops delayed it so it arrived too late to stop the landings. During the Liberation, Starr's group took control of the Toulouse area. When Charles de Gaulle visited the region, he got into a spirited argument with Starr and threatened to imprison him, until de Gaulle apparent changed his mind and shook Starr's hand. Starr was accused of the torture and brutal treatment of collaborators and prisoners by one of his couriers Anne-Marie Walters. Subsequent investigations established the truth of the accusations but the results of the investigation were hushed up.

1980

Starr died in a hospital in Senlis, France in 1980.