Sunday, 3 April 2016

Gabrielle Petit

3 April 2016

Queen Mathilde attended a remembrance ceremony for Gabrielle Petit, who was executed on the Schaarbeek racetrack 100 years ago.

Patricia Vlerick acted as lady-in-waiting.

Petit was a Belgian Red Cross volunteer during the First World War. She worked as a spy for the allied forces.

The ceremony took place at the Place Saint-Jean in Brussels.

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