Bronze plate under wood frame, signed: after the work master Massonet - Stone soete. The work of automotive war invalids. Captain Rene villemin, vice president of the National Federation of the greatest war invalids.
Mobilized August 2, 1914 as quartermaster-sergeant r 416. He received a first wound 7 September 1914.
In October 1915, he was mentioned in dispatches of the regiment. A new feat in June 1916, earned him a Mention in the army and the military medal. Promoted officer, he was again cited in the order of the corps in May 1917.
On April 25, he was seriously injured kemmel Mount. René villemin participated had much larger operations: marl - wood the priest - the dead man - the way ladies, etc .. this time, lost a leg and crippled another, he should definitely give up the fight he was then a captain and received May 25, 1918, and a fourth and final summons to the order of the army, which is a measure of his courage. Officer of the highest moral value. Processing in an ambulance came voluntarily into battle.Ensured in critical circumstances, with great bravery and remarkable intelligence, an important mission Liaison Group. René villemin was Commander of the Legion of Honor, military medals, war cross 1914 - 1918 and commander of the fighter deserves, he was also the holder of Belgian decorations: Knight of the order of 1 léopold officer of the Crown, Military Cross and Croix de Guerre. The plate comes with documentation Captain Rene Villepin (copies). Bronze plate measuring 20 cm 16 cm. Total measuring wood frame: 27 cm x 21.5 cm.
Total weight: 2 kg 350 gr. The item \The seller is \This item can be shipped to the following countries: Europe.