Esperey Street, Mowbray

April 25, 2018 | MowbrayStreet & Suburb History

General Louis Franchet d’Esperey

Esperey Street was named after General Louis Franchet d’Esperey who was a French General

… who served on both the Western and Balkan fronts.

His career is seen as similar to Allenby. He was blamed for significant defeats in France and was sent to Salonika where he turned out successfully. He forced Bulgaria to surrender in September 1918 and was promoted to Marshal in 1920.


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