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30 October 1914 : Sdt Claude Thomas Charrondiere


Claude recalled reservist in August 1914, he initially re-joined his original unit (90e RI) before being transferred to the reserve battalion of the 98e RI. He first saw action in the battles in Alsace in August 1914 before taking part in the Battles of the Marne and the Aisne in September. Claude was wounded in action during the attacks on the No…

25 June 1915: Sgt Auguste Louis Jeannin, 175 RI.


Auguste was a veteran of the Franco-German War of 1870 -71 where he saw action at Orleans and Le Mans. At the time of the outbreak of war in 1914 he was living at 18, Rue Paul Bert, Roanne, Loire. Auguste volunteered in August 1914, Auguste was sent to the 175 RI with which he was to see service at Gallipoli from May 1915. Auguste was kill…