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Detrie, Henri

Date of birth:
January 9th, 1887 (Paris, France)
Date of death:
August 22nd, 1914 (Ochamps-Libin, Belgium)
Buried on:
French-German War Cemetery Anloy-Bruyères
Grave: 135.
Nationality:
French (1870-present, Republic)

Biography

Colonel Henri Detrie (1887-1914) was the youngest colonel in the French Army at the outbreak of the war. He led the French 20th Infantry Regiment, spearhead the 33rd Infantry Division on the 22nd of August 1914.

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Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Colonel
Chevalier de l' Ordre National de la Legion d'Honneur

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