Jean-Baptiste never recovered a normal health, and so, never returned back to fighting:


Official ceremony at the 1st Zouaves Regiment, at the "Champ de Manoeuvres" (training area), in Algiers, beginning of 1915: Jean-Baptiste Baudiment carries the Regiment flag.

By an official decision of the General Commanding the Algiers Division, dated 23rd Décember 1917, he was seconded to the Head Quarters of the French Troops in North Africa, to be employed by the Regional Inspection of the Deferments in Algiers.