Jan Van Oppen

First NameJan
Middle Name
Last NameVan Oppen
Date of birth25 July 1861
ProfessionFitter at the Remy starch factory in Wijgmaal. Worked in Britain maintaining & cleaning cars on the estate where he lived.
Family MembersMarie Marguerite Van Oppen (other), Paulina Van Oppen (spouse)
LanguagesFlemish, French
Arrival in the UK14 September 1914
Departure from the UKJanuary 1916
NotesAccomodated in Cound Hall probably all the time he was in Britain. Thought to have gone to France before returning to Belgium, although this is unconfirmed. Most details here found in the Central Register of Refugees, Brussels.
Belgian Addresses
  • Wijgmaal, Belgium
UK Addresses
  • Cound, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK

Wijgmaal, Belgium

Cound, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK