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BenTerrier

100 year anniversary of British transit camp in Saint-Germain-au-Mont-d'Or near Lyon, France

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Dear all,

 

My name is Benoît, I am French. I live in the village of Saint Germain au Mont d'Or, near Lyon in france.

 

We are preparing for the 100 year anniversary of the British transit camp which was set up in the village in 1917 (more info here http://www.museemilitairelyon.com/spip.php?article210 , in French). The ceremony will take place on the 18th of November 2017.

 

Every year we hold a British and French ceremony in the village but for the 100 year anniversary we want to have something special.

 

With the town hall we are preparing an exhibition and we are trying to find letters, stories, old postcards etc about the transit camp which was set up in the village and the soldiers who spent time at the camp.

Thanks to that forum I have already found some useful information but I am starting this new topic to see if I can get more information about the soldiers who stayed in the camp and about there living conditions.

 

 

If anyone can get in touch with me I would be really grateful.

 

Merci d'avance,

 

Benoît

 

 

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