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Rehabilitation of the grave of a French veteran soldier

The defence mission of the French Embassy carried out a new rehabilitation of the tomb

The grave of the French veteran - Private Marange number 14503 - renovated in 2018 had been severely damaged in recent weeks. Also, very quickly, in order to honour his memory, thanks to the assistance of the Directorate of Heritage, Memory and Archives of the Ministry of the Armed Forces,…

Source: French Embassy in Kenya and Somalia |

Kenya and Somalia: Renovating the grave of a French veteran soldier

The principal master Sébastien Fortat, was in Eldoret town, the capital of Uasin Gishu county, to coordinate and supervise the works

Thanks to the financial support from the Directorate of Heritage, Memory and Archives of the Ministry of the Armed Forces, the defence mission of the French Embassy renovated the grave of Private Marange (number 14503), a French veteran who died on 26 June 1943 and was buried in the municipal…