Roger Bureau

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Roger Bureau
Personal information
Born 1 February 1905
Antwerp, Belgium
Died April 1945 (aged 40)
Sport
Sport Ice hockey

Roger Eugene Bureau (1 February 1905 – c. 11 April 1945) was a Belgian speed skater and ice hockey player. As a speed skater he finished seventh at the 1926 European Championships.[1] As a hockey player he won a silver medal at the Ice Hockey European Championship 1927,[2] and finished fifth and 13th at the 1928 and 1936 Winter Olympics, respectively.[2] During World War II Bureau served with the Allied forces. On 21 April 1944 he was arrested near the French-Spanish border, placed in a German prison camp, and executed in April 1945.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Roger Bureau. speedskatingstats.com
  2. ^ a b c Tomasz Malolepszy (2013). European Ice Hockey Championship Results: Since 1910. Scarecrow Press. p. 17. ISBN 978-0-8108-8782-4. 
  3. ^ a b Roger Bureau. sports-reference.com
  4. ^ Archiefbank Vlaanderen - De geschiedenis van het Belgisch ijshockey (in Dutch)

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