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History of the Piron Brigade

1940 - 1945

The Luxemburgers of the Piron Brigade

Last update :

This 15th of July 2015, Lieutenant General Adolphe MATTON past away. Veteran of Great Britain, he participated in all the Campaigns of the Brigade as the 6th Platoon Leader (Machine Gun) of the 1st Company. His funeral will take place in Braine-le-Comte this Monday, July 20, 2015. Obituary

 

13/07/2015 Testimony Charles Liegeois - 1st Battalion
18/03/2015 Testimony Armand Mattezewitz - 2nd Company
15/02/2015 Testimony Maurice Bruyneel - 3rd Company
05/02/2015 Testimony Louis Sempoux - 3rd Battalion
  Testimony René Janssens - 2nd Company
24/01/2015 Testimony André Liegeois - 1st Battalion
  Testimony Gérard Bouvin - 3rd Battalion
   

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Created and managed by : Georgette Houbion and Jean-Louis Marichal

This memorial work, telling the History of the Piron Brigade was created in memory of our Grand-father, Major Georges Houbion and our uncle Jean, killed in Germany.

It is also a tribute to the victims of the Piron Brigade and those who served in this exceptional Unit.

We thank the National Federation, the Veterans and their family for their invaluable collaboration for the development of this website.

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