A Dedication to Francois Marie Scornet 1921 to 1941

"Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends"

John 15 verse 3

"I believe the end of my existence has come, I will die for France, bravely facing the enemy. In an hour it will be finished...be assured that I will die a good Christian...for the last time I embrace you..."

The above testimate was taken from the last known letter to his parents.

Special thanks go to the following people for their help and support in creating this site:

Vince Thorne for his tireless efforts of the last year in the creating of this site and for it's ongoing development.

John Patrick for Galleries, PHP Scripting, CSS and Java

Misha Norvid for the restoration of some of the old photos

Paul Le Claire for the original idea and onging input in to the site structure

Charles Dumont and Peer Music for the use of Non Je Ne Regrette Rien performed by Edith Piaf on the site soundtrack.

The Late Mr Joe Miere for the donation of historical photographs and guidance concerning the occupation and the repatriation ceremony of Francois.

Mr Phil Evans for the contribution of some of the old photos from www.oldukphotos.com

And Finally: Wikipedia for it's wealth of information.



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