Registration Nr.:    02975

Birthday:    31.12.1927, Neudorf

Father:    Michel CONRARDY

Mother:    Marguerite LEBRUN

Service entry:    31.05.1946

Contingent:    1st

Ranks:    Soldat de 2e Classe

Death:    01.10.2002

After briefly working for the C.F.L. at the age of 16, Emile was conscripted into the Army in May 1946. He was first sent to the Centre d’Instruction in Walferdange, later to join the Ist Battalion.

In 1950, Emile reenlisted and served as a radio operator for the commanding officers of the first contingent in Korea, Lieutenant Tun Wagener and Adjudant Gauthier Steffen. According to an interview in 1990, he drew his motivation to volunteer for the mission from his thirst for adventure and the opportunity to boost his career in the Army. On his return from Korea, however, Emile did not extend his military commitment. He married Siska Feidt in 1955 and their son Alphonse was born the following year. In 1974, Emile got married for the second time with Marie-Louise Platz, whom he has another four children with: Michel, Pierre, Martine and Joëlle.

Emile was a lifelong member of the Association des Anciens Combattants.

Korean War Service Medal (RoK)
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