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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|
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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