Statues - Hither & Thither

Belgium
Visé
Liège (province)

Rue Basse

Monument aux morts

War Memorial

Various sculptors
1928/1990s

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Description

Bronze statue of a soldier by Falise and Thys on a socle, and behind this a wall with four reliefs by Serge Gangolf, added at the end of the 20th century:

Visé - Monument aux morts
Executed man
Visé - Monument aux morts
Prisoner of war (?)
Visé - Monument aux morts
Burning town, and the dates 1914-18
Visé - Monument aux morts
V1 above a city, and the dates 1940-45

Inscription(s)

At the socle of the soldier's statue:

aux soldats

On the monument behind the soldier's statue:

1914 1918
visé
à ses
soldats et civils
morts
pour la patrie
1940 1945

On the back side of the momument are the names of the fallen.

Signature

The socle of the statue: e. falise stat. | y. falise Arch. | c. thys sculpt. Ent.
The rightmost relief: gangolf serge

War memorial - list of names

We have photos of the list(s) of fallen on this memorial. Contact us if you want to see these lists. (contact form)

Sculptors

Sources & Information

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Location (N 50°44'3" - E 5°41'37")

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Item Code: belg041; Photograph: 13 May 2016
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