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.
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My grand-father René TASTET
French Gendarmerie Nationale
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Re-enlisted in 1939 in motorized cavalry
Surrounded by his children Margot, François, Nicole
In front of their house Charlemagne Bld in Thionville (east of France) 1940
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.