Corporal Jules André Peugeot Memorial

Corporal Jules André Peugeot Memorial


Joncherey, France (FR)
Corporal Jules André Peugeot was the first French soldier who died during WW 1.

On the memorial it says: "On Sunday 2 August 1914 Corporal Jules André Peugeot of the 44e R.I. was killed here during a mission at a border post at Joncherey. More than 30 hours before she declared war to France, Imperial Germany has already spilled the first French blood of the War of 1914-1918"

This memorial for Caporal Peugeot, erected in 1959, is the second memorial.
The first memorial, erected in 1922, has been destroyed
on 24 July 1940 by German troops.
Corporal Jules André Peugeot was the first French soldier who died during WW 1.

On the memorial it says: "On Sunday 2 August 1914 Corporal Jules André Peugeot of the 44e R.I. was killed here during a mission at a border post at Joncherey. More than 30 hours before she declared war to France, Imperial Germany has already spilled the first French blood of the War of 1914-1918"

This memorial for Caporal Peugeot, erected in 1959, is the second memorial.
The first memorial, erected in 1922, has been destroyed
on 24 July 1940 by German troops.
View in Google Earth Historical, Memorials
Links: pierreswesternfront.punt.nl
By: Dania

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