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1) Citizen of Vignacourt!

2) Jack, Australian Soldier, the Digger!

3) Jean Berthe - France & Australia

4) Lieutenant  Reginald John Hunter - 19 Battalion, AIF

5) Localization war memorial

6) Soldiers from Vignacourt to identify





1. A Vignacourt Citizen

Research to find the direct descendants of this man, former Vignacourt citizen. According to my first research, he worked a few years, for the municipality. He moved to a township village after the war...


Jeune Homme de Vignacourt et du canton

Photo credit, courtesy of M. Marc Dubus,
Treasurer of the Vignacourt Veterans.


2. Jack, the Australian soldier, the digger:



Jack on the left, photo credit - Isabelle Godard.


At the end of the war, Jack the Australian Digger, was located at Montigny-le-Tilleul in Belgium before to come back at home.

He had just written a few words to his French friends to inform them, that he was in good health before returning to his homeland ...



4. Lieutenant Reginald John

Lieutenant  Reginald John Hunter: We are searching for a photo (face) of Reginald John.

He was born in Brewarrina, NSW in 1893. He embarked with his unit from Sydney on 25 June aboard HMAT A40 Ceramic.

Hunter's brother, Sergeant Hector Norman Hunter, was killed serving with 18 Battalion on Gallipoli on 22 August 1915. He has no known grave and is remembered on the Lone Pine Memorial.


5. Localization war memorial



Photo credit, courtesy of Mrs Lenore Frost.


An Australian soldier is on the right of this headstone, the purpose of this research, was to locate the place.

This tomb is located in a cemetery in the North, on the border with Belgium. The aspect of this monument evolved over time, perhaps due to bombings of the Second World War for example ....


6. Local soldiers WWI to identify


Soldiers from the Vignacourt village...

Portrait vignacourt

328th infantry regiment.



51th infantry regiment