Maréchal des Logis Christian TASTET and Lieutenant Armand TASTET
25th regiment of Artillery Saint-Cyr
Lieutenant Armand Tastet with his 2 sloughis – Algeria war 1959
Sherperd dogs serving in the army – France 2013
Pigeons used for communications – WWII
Sargent Charles Ravet with his spaniel – WWI
Training of horseriding of the 12th regiment of hussars. France 1912
Grooming – 2nd squad of the 12th regiment of hussars. 1912
Crossing a river – 8th regiment of light cavalry 1939-1940
Music – 8th regiment of light cavalry 1939-1940
How to find the regiment of your ancestor ? Its grade, decoration and military file.
♦♦♦ On the photograph of your ancestor, the details shown on his uniform can give you this type of information. N°12 on the collar means “12th regiment”, the flame engraved in the buttons indicates “hussars”.
Above a photograph of the 12th regiment of Hussars located in France. The picture has been taken in 1912.
When writing your family history, add the photographs of your ancestors. If you have military ancestors, it would be very interesting for your chidren to know their career or at least their name, regiment, grade and enlisting date.
♦♦♦ These documents can be consulted and discussed when having a family gathering.
♦♦ Don’t forget to write down names and dates (possibly location) on the photograph.
My father Captain Christian TASTET reviewing troops in Abidjan – Ivory Coast in 1961
Daniel BEGU – 1939
Rene TASTET’s nephew.
Daniel joined the Navy in 1939 as a radio engineer on a warship called “Le Malin” (‘The Cunning’).
After the war, he worked as an aircraft assistant. He became Mayor of Martignas en Jalle, a French town in Bordeaux area.