Marc-Edmond Dominé

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Marc-Edmond Dominé
Born(1848-07-22)July 22, 1848
DiedJune 28, 1921(1921-06-28) (aged 72)
Vertus, France
Alma materÉcole spéciale militaire de Saint-Cyr
École Militaire
Military career
Allegiance France
Service/branchFrance French Army
Years of service1868–1892
Battles/warsFranco-Prussian War
Battle of Beaune-la-Rolande
Sino-French War
Siege of Tuyên Quang
AwardsOfficer of the Legion of Honor

Marc-Edmond Dominé (21 June 1848 – 28 June 1921) was a French Army officer who served in the Franco-Prussian War, the Sino-French War, and in the various territories of the French colonial empire.

Early life[edit]

Marc-Edmond Domine was admitted to the École spéciale militaire de Saint-Cyr in 1866.

Early Military Career[edit]

In October 1868, following his graduation from the École spéciale militaire de Saint-Cyr, Dominé selected the infantry as his preferred branch of the French Army. Dominé was deployed to Algeria where he was wounded in a skirmish; Dominé was appointed a Chevalier of the Legion of Honor for his conduct under fire. During the Franco-Prussian War, he was wounded a second time at the Battle of Beaune-la-Rolande.