Fw: Jugglers fallen in Flanders WW1 ?
- anyone able to help this guy
> I am a local historian with an interest in WW1 in the Ypres (Ieper) area,
> Flanders, Belgium.
> A few days ago I was approached by an acquaintance with a very specific
> question, which I have not been able to answer so far. She and her husband
> are actively involved in an Ypres Circus Club, Giraf. Later this year they
> will welcome a party of youngsters in the area, and it is their intention
> visit the Ypres battlefields, and more specifically military cemeteries
> where men were buried who in civilian life were jugglers or circus people
> general. Their problem : are there any ?
> I have already posted this question on a Great War Forum, but so far no
> replies that produced names.
> Someone advised me to contact you. I know this may be an extremely
> question, but I will give it a try. Do you have any knowledge of British
> other) soldiers who in civilian life were jugglers or circus people, and
> fell in Flanders during WW1 (or maybe even elsewhere, in France (e.g.
> Of course if this is a question you cannot answer, we will understand, but
> should you have any information, we will highly appreciate.
> Kind regards
> Aurel Sercu
> Ieper (Ypres)