Jean Bihet

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Son of Pierre François Desiré Bihet (3.11.1857 - 3.1.1937)  &   Marie Ann Desiré Picot

Born in St Martin, Jersey

Aged 6 at time of 1901 census, living with all his family in Crabby, St Annes, Alderney

Jean joined the Royal Field Artillery, Regimental number 89289 (9th Trench Mortar Battery).  His name appears on the Medal Roll as 'James'.  He won the British and Victory Medals, and the 1915 Star. 

He was killed on the 26 May 1917, at the age of 22 in France He is buried at Aubigny Communal Cemetary (Extension), Pas de Calais III, G.18

Commenwealth War Graves Commission

Guernsey Roll of Honour entry

His name appears on the  Alderney War Memorial, the St Peter Port Memorial, the Vale Parish memorial, and the Saint Magloire memorial, now at St Josephs Church.



Picture from 'A Fighting Family'

Ernest           Marcel George       Ada         Marie Louise          Justine           Jean           Constant         Arthur

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