Paris-Manchester 1918
Conservatoires in time of war

“Mort pour la France” (killed in action) form

Created immediately after the war by veterans’ associations, the “mort pour la France” forms contain valuable data, in particular the service number, one of the most important sources of information about the soldiers. Preserved by the French Ministry of Defence, they are now accessible on line via the portal “Mémoire des Hommes[1] and listed on the site “Grand Mémorial[2]“.



Name: Halphen
Given names: Fernand Gustave
Rank: Captain
Regiment: 13th Territorial Infantry
Reference No.: . . . . . in regiment. Class 1892
1085 at recruitment office Seine 6
Killed in action 16 May 1917
in Paris (Auxiliary Hospital 62) Paris Seine 16th Arrondissement
Cause of death Illness contracted during service
Born 18 February 1872
in Paris Department Seine
Municipal arrondissement (9th Arrondissement)

Issued in Paris (16th)

“Mort pour la France” [killed in action] form for Fernand Gustave Halphen, Paris, Ministry of Defence [on line].

Document description: printed form completed by hand.