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Switzerland
Lausanne
Vaud

Allée Ernest-Ansermet

Monument aux morts de 1914-18

War Memorial 1914-18

Casimir Reymond
1921

Lausanne /  Monument aux morts de 1914-18   Lausanne /  Monument aux morts de 1914-18

Description

Stele with a text flanked by two allegorical figure, the left representing 'the anxious Fatherland, confident in the dedication of its children (la Patrie anxieuse, mais confiante dans le dévouement de ses enfants; 'Helvetia; with the Swiss coat of arms), and the right 'the mourning of Lausanne (le deuil des Lausannois).

Inscription(s)

1914-1918
AVX SOLDATS
LAVSANNOIS
MORTS
POVR le PAYS
levrs concitoyens
ont dedie ce
monvment
afin qv'il porte
temoignage
devant les ages
de levr fidelite
av devoir
et perpetve
l'exemple de levr
sacrifice
EREGE en OCTOBRE
1921

casimir reymond

On the ground before the monuments is a text on the Second World War:

1939-1945
digne de levrs devanciers des soldats
lavsannois
ont montre vne identiqve fidelite povr le
maintien de la patrie
levrs concitoyens les associent ici a levr
tovr dans vn meme fevent sovvenir

Annotation

Unveiled 30 October 1921 at the Place Saint-François.

Lausanne - Monument aux morts de 1914-18

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 46°31'14" E 6°37'32"

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