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Associations of our Elders





Education and culture


Former pupils of the boy's school

The friendship association of former pupils of Vignacourt boy's school was created on 24th July 1908. The goal was education, culture, and Sports.


Former pupils of girls school

The friendship association of former pupils of Vignacourt girls school was created on 11th June 1914. The aim of this association was to develop and maintain, among all the former students of the girls' school, a network allowing them to help each other in their future actions but also to support the school.


The Vanguard "L'avant-garde"

The vanguard of Vignacourt emerged before the 1st world war. The exact date of the creation was 18 May 1911. It was part of a project dedicated to gymnastics, shooting, a small battalion of sportsmen.

Sports federations developed in France in the early 1900s. The kind of associations was also created in other villages.


The vanguard of Vignacourt with Mr Augustin CHABRAN

The Vignacourt vanguard with Mr Augustin CHABRAN, in front of the factory...


The vanguard of Vignacourt

These photos were taken Street "Mrs Delatour".


The little theater troupe

In order that these names are not forgotten, I share below, the names of people who participated in the young theater troupe ...

I had the opportunity to discuss this subject with some of our elders and Mrs Joêlle GERON in particular ... (in 2013)

- Raphaël LEFEBVRE (Joelle's family... ),
- Joseph GODEFROID (linked to my family... ),
- Louis FOUACHE (Carpenter in below the hill... ),
- Iréné FOUACHE (brother of Louis... )
- Jean-Baptiste MERCIER, ;)
- Albert CROGNIER,
- Joseph DEROGY.

You have to imagine young costumed actors with hats finely-crafted, finely-ornamented, with fairly imposing size probably shaped in the village by the hatter ...

After some research, I had found, that the most talented had the opportunity to participate in a contest of the Comedy of Picardy in Amiens ...


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Veterans associations


Veterans - 14

The official date of the creation of the fraternal association of the veterans, mutilated and war widows were on 27 December 1929 and it is the only association that has had the capacity to continue until today .... their legacy will not be lost.


Union of victims - 45

This union of the victims of Vignacourt was created on August 28, 1945. Its purpose was to help the victims of the second world war, to inform them in their procedures and to help them to rebuild in the proper sense, as in the sense figured.


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Sportsmen after 14:

Among our sportsmen we had some athletics licensees:

- M. Marcel ISAERT,
- M. Gabriel DELASSALLE,
- M. Colbert DUCROTOY,
- M. Serge CRETEL,
- M. Maurice DEROUSSEN.


The sporting commitee "Union Sportive" - 45

The sporting committee "Union sportive" was created after the 2nd world war, the exact date was 22nd May 1945. The head office address was located in a coffee-shop: "Brailly", in the Godard Dubuc street.

The aim of this association was to unite the young people of the village around a common project through sports education, in particular football.