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Tomb1302

Hello,

 

Bit of a shot in the dark here, but what is the probability that there be a picture of the men of the 8th Battery of the 3rd Artillery Regiment in the French Army, right before Maubeuge in 1914?

 

Even more specifically, one of a certain Paul Dieras who is a relative of mine? It would mean the world to me if I could present a picture of of him to my family.

 

Thank you.

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This website has some interesting pictures, but none are labeled with names.

 

http://www.chtimiste.com/

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Nobody have any leads?

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George Rayner

Is this the man who emigrated to USA/Canada in 1930's?

George

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1 minute ago, George Rayner said:

Is this the man who emigrated to USA/Canada in 1930's?

George

I don't believe so, why? Do you need more information to identify him?

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George Rayner

Only ref I found on Ancestry was a passport application!

And yes please but very amateur at this...

George

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Just now, George Rayner said:

Only ref I found on Ancestry was a passport application!

And yes please but very amateur at this...

George

Hmmm, what else would you like me to provide?

 

I was taking a military approach to finding a picture, but I do like your idea too.

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George Rayner

DoB, Region, any identifiable relatives perhaps

George

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Just now, George Rayner said:

DoB, Region, any identifiable relatives perhaps

George

DoB -> 6th of August, 1890.

 

Region -> Montfort-sur-Meu, Pontivy.

 

Father -> Francois Charles Louis Dieras

 

Brother -> Jean Dieras (medical student)

 

How's that?

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George Rayner

Useful thank you...I'll get back to you

George

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6 minutes ago, George Rayner said:

Useful thank you...I'll get back to you

George

Many thanks :)

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Any luck @George Rayner?

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George Rayner

Unfortunately not I'm afraid. I cant find any trace for him where I have looked so far. Or parent/brother either. I will message a friend in France who may be able to help-although you are possibly as well placed as he is! I'll try however another course of enquiry this evening.

George

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3 minutes ago, George Rayner said:

Unfortunately not I'm afraid. I cant find any trace for him where I have looked so far. Or parent/brother either. I will message a friend in France who may be able to help-although you are possibly as well placed as he is! I'll try however another course of enquiry this evening.

George

Thank you so much for your help George. If I provided you with his "Fiche de Matricule", would you have more key information?

 

Unfortunately, that isn't the case. I am not currently residing in France.

 

Please let me know what assistance I can provide.

 

Thanks again!

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Edited the title slightly to better convey what it was I needed; Wording wasn't great before.

 

Thank you.

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George Rayner

I am sorry to say that I haven't been able to find anything at all. I don't have access to anything which led anywhere at all I'm afraid. French colleague did a quick search but as yet nothing.

George

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3 minutes ago, George Rayner said:

I am sorry to say that I haven't been able to find anything at all. I don't have access to anything which led anywhere at all I'm afraid. French colleague did a quick search but as yet nothing.

George

George,

 

No worries whatsoever. I understand the task is a tricky one. I am curious though, have you found no information regarding the Dieras family at all, or just not a photograph?

 

Also - without trying to be pushy or forceful, I do have a couple other names I'd like to try if you find the time.

 

Thank you.

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George Rayner

I cant actually find the family in Brittany at all!

Add the names Ill see what I can do

George

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