My military ancestor World war II

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Nicolas GRAND
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
(GRAND archives)

My mother Nicole remembers :

When I heard the war had been declared, I just sat on the pavement and cried

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My military ancestor WW II

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Rene TASTET
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.

Your military ancestor

René PETIT 56th Artillery Regiment War cross 1914-1918

René PETIT
56th Artillery Regiment
War cross 1914-1918

Keep alive the memory of your ancestors for your children and grand-children.

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Jean-Claude GILBERT
Born in 1888 at Saint-Point (France)- teacher
Enlisted in French Army in 1914
(BOMAL GILBERT family archives)

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Two friends
French Army 1914
(PETIT family archives)

Franz DAB
Franz DABE
Born in Lorraine

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)

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Charles RAVET
French army 1914
(RAVET family archives)
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Eugene ROHEE
French army – artillery 1906
(PETIT family archives)