|Birth: ||Oct. 15, 1908|
|Death: ||Mar. 30, 1943|
L'Abbé Bonpain was a member of the French Resistance during the Second World War.
Born in Dunkerque, Bonpain was ordained the priesthood on June 29, 1932, and joined the Resistance in 1939.
Arrested by the Nazis at the vicar house of rue Pasteur 19, he was executed by firing squad together with 65 other resistance fighters between March 17 and May 1, 1943 at Bondues.
He was posthumously decorated as Chevalier of the Legion of Honor, the Croix de Guerre, Medal of the Resistance and appointed to the rank of lieutenant.
Several schools, colleges and street across France are named after l'Abbé Bonpain.
Dunkirk Town Cemetery
Departement du Nord
Plot: Caveau familial de la famille Bonpain, bande de terrain à droite du calvaire, cases 40-41-42.
Created by: Eman Bonnici
Record added: Apr 09, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68105090
Rest In Eternal Peace, Most Beloved Father Bonpain!|
Added: Apr. 9, 2011