Scrapbook Page for Joseph Henri Charles Marcel BOUGARD


Birth Registration - 1911

Extract from Register of Birth of Joseph Bougard. Born at 8.30pm. on the 15 February 1911 in Huy, Belgium.
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Birth Certificate - 1911

This certificate was issued in 1946 and is an official extract from the birth registers. It was probably needed by Joseph for his aliens registration after the war.
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c 1915

Studio photo of Joseph - perhaps for his Father to take away as a soldier.
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c 1930

Joseph in Dress Uniform. The reverse of the photograph has the following inscription: 'Souvenir affectiuax de temps de soldat, Joseph' (Affectionate souvenir of my time as a soldier, Joseph)
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c 1933

Joseph in the uniform of a Legionaire.
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1935

Joseph Bougard aged about 24, in Basel, Switzerland
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Marriage Certificate - 1943

Joseph and Constance were married at Portsmouth Register Office on the 3rd September 1943.
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c 1944

Joseph Bougard in his Free Belgian Army sergeant's uniform. Taken in Lowestoft. The grenade insignia above the stripes indicates that he had the rank of First Sergeant.
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c 1944

Joseph Bougard with Contance and her dog
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Apr 1947

Joseph's picture from his Certificate of Aliens Registration. Until 1960, when the Aliens Order was abolished, Joseph had to report to a Police Station each time he changed address.
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1962

With Prize Winning Bull 'Domino' at an Agricultural Show in Essex. Joseph's son Louis can remember riding on his back he was so tame!
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