Maréchal des Logis Christian TASTET and his brother Lieutenant Armand TASTET
Christian TASTET was starting his military career in the 25th regiment of Artillery in Strasbourg Armand was a pupil of Saint-Cyr College at Coëtquidan (Morbihan, France)
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My grand-father René TASTET
French Gendarmerie Nationale
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My mother Nicole remembers :
When I heard the war had been declared, I just sat on the pavement and cried…
French Gendarmerie – Moulins 1927
During world war II in charge of Soustons Gendarmerie (Landes – south west of France)
René TASTET is my grand father.
His 2 sons Christian TASTET (my father) and Armand TASTET (my uncle) followed their father and embraced a military career.
René TASTET has been a resistant.
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Half-brother of Melanie MICHEL, wife of Nicolas GRAND (see above)
Enlisted in German Army 1915 (Lorraine belonged to Germany)
Killed aged 21 in Argonne forest
(GRAND family archives)