WWI Croix de Guerre Sergeant 140e régiment d’infanterie VERDUN

Croix de Guerre 1914-1917 as awarded to
Joseph Francis VIANEY
Born 1 August 1895 Saint-Maurice-de-Rotherens (Savoie)
Enlisted Chambéry December 1914
75e régiment d’infanterie at Romans, Drôme
Sergeant 140e régiment d’infanterie Corporal October 1915 Sargent March 1916
99e régiment d’infanterie (matricule 10998)
Campaigns: Champagne 1915 Verdun 1916 La Malmaison 1917
Married to Philippine Françoise Cottarel. Became Mayor of St-Maurice-de-Rotherens. He died at age 60 on 16 October 1955
Citation order of Division signed by Lieutenant-colonel Destezet
awarded 27 March 1919 and detailing his bravery against the German forces on the 9th November 1917.
This is the 2nd citation Joseph Vianey was awarded, he also received a cross for his actions
19 July 1917.
Original ribbon with two Stars and Palm Framed with Citation 36 x 43 cm
with copies of service records.Glazing replaced with plexi glass for shipping

Price £175.00