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The “Guldenboek der Vuurkaart” (“Golden Book of the Firecard”) contains names and pictures of Belgian veterans that were in possession of the “Fire Card” (Vuurkaart), published 1933-1940. The person that wanted to be mentioned in the book had to fill out a form to declare which decorations he had received from military service.
- A book contains:
- Names of the veterans
- Picture of the person (sometimes)
- Place of residence
- Rank and military decorations of the veteran (if available)
Internet address: Dutch, French and English
- The site has some regimental histories.
- It is certain that not all veterans were included in the books
- Names of those killed in action are not usually included.
- Scroll to the bottom of the screen to search by family name, place of residence, or regiment.
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