28 December 1915 : Sdt Gabriel Pierre Basset

Gabriel Pierre Basset was born at Roanne on 23 February 1889

Location of Roanne, in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes (cc OpenStreetMap)

Gabriel lived at 56, rue Gambetta, Roanne (95km north west of Lyon). He was recalled to service in the first week of the war, August 1914.

German counter-attack, 22 December 1915 (cc) Battle of Hartmannswillerkopf, Wikipedia (Public Domain)

Stationed in the Vosges mountains, Alsace for the whole of his service, he was killed in action on the Hartmannswillerkopf on 28 December 1915.

Gabriel has no known grave.

28 December 1915


Research by David O'Mara