World War I

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Portrait Lucien Bersot

Lucien Bersot was executed because he refused to wear bloodied pants

Lucien Jean Baptiste Bersot, born on 7 June 1881 at Authoison (Haute-Saône) and executed on 13 February 1915 at Fontenoy (Aisne). Lucien Bersot was a French soldier who was shot as an example during the First World War because he refused to wear a bloodied pants that belonged to a death comrade. He was born in …

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Corporal Gordon Bartlett fell on 16th June 1915 in Bellewaarde

Born Arthur Gordon Bartlett, 13th April 1894, Montreal, Canada. Lived most of his life in Liverpool when the family decided to return to England. Educated at Bedford College before becoming a Clerk in a Liverpool office. Gordon Volunteered for the Army in August 1914 at the outbreak of war and joined the 1/10th Battalion, The …

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