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Francois van Brock

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posted on 2024-06-05, 17:39 authored by Their Finest Hour Project Team

The attached account details the life of Francois van Brock, born in Paris in 1921 to Jacques and Helen van Brock. Raised in a multilingual household, he navigated wartime challenges, including serving in the French army and aiding the resistance. He escaped occupied France and served with the Free French Forces.


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Francois van Brock was born in Paris on 27 March 1921.pdf

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My cousin Francois van Brock - a resistor

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Timothy Herbert Blacker Quin

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Shared at Ulster Reform Club, Belfast on 7 October 2023.

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114043 | URC004