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Henri MORDACQ

French Henri MORDACQ

born Jean Jules Henri MORDACQ

French general

Source :  Vendée Militaire

Born: on January 12, 1868 in Clermont-Ferrand, France
Died: on April 14, 1943 in Paris, Île-de-France, France


Biography

Mordacq's early military years as lieutenant were in Algeria before joining the First Regiment of the Foreign Legion in French Indochina in 1893. Fighting off the remaining pirates in Tonkin, he became an intelligence officer during the Colonnes du Nord in 1896 where he met Galliéni and Lyautey.

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