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CPT Rene Leon Doumer

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CPT Rene Leon Doumer

Birth
Laon, Departement de l'Aisne, Picardie, France
Death 26 Apr 1917 (aged 28)
Champagne-Ardenne, France
Burial Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Plot Lt Andre Doumer
Memorial ID 185944305 View Source
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Age Approximate: 29

Brother of Andre Doumer

Commander of the 5th squadron of Foot Hunters. Wounded with the infantry, he became a pilot and was shot down at Asfeld in the Ardennes and killed over enemy lines.

The German inscription on his grave read "Died a hero." Mentioned 9 times in despatches; last citation; "a magnificent example as a soldier and a commander."


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  • Created by: Athanatos
  • Added: 16 Dec 2017
  • Find a Grave Memorial 185944305
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/185944305/rene-leon-doumer : accessed ), memorial page for CPT Rene Leon Doumer (31 Oct 1888–26 Apr 1917), Find a Grave Memorial ID 185944305, citing Cimetiere de Vaugirard, Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France ; Maintained by Athanatos (contributor 46907585) .