Victims in Ile de France

Your francilien ancestor is a civilian who died because of war ? Find the circumstances of his death.

  • Memorial steles

  • Communal lists of victims

  • Cemeteries and civil or in churches memorials


Nominative directory of the 62 205 victims, died in Ile de France between 1914 and 1918.

All the victims of the first world conflict weren't exclusively on the front, itself moving according to the German advances and French setbacks. Thus, the artillery and the aviation of Guillaume II could bombard several French regions, among others with the "Big Berta".


Normandy didn't escape the German fire. The aim was to do material damage, to provoke fires and to frighten civilians. But the action was not only psychological : several tens of thousands of Ile de France inhabitants succumbed to war actions.


Civilians, men, women and children (sometimes surprised by the bombing in the classroom) and military (from the country guard to the volunteer firefighter through the retired officer present on the spot by chance or hairy on leave) : over 62 200 of our ancestors lost their lives there.

Sources

  • Memorial steles

  • Communal lists of victims

  • Cemeteries and civil or in churches memorials


Nominative directory of the 62 205 victims, died in Ile de France between 1914 and 1918.