Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Ahaus
Kr. Borken

Nordrhein-Westfalen

Rathausplatz

Georgsbrunnen

St. George's Fountain

(ca. 275/281 - 303)
Roman soldier from Syria Palaestina and a priest in the Guard of Diocletian, one of the Fourteen Holy Helpers. He is immortalized in the tale of Saint George and the Dragon
(Wikipedia)

Albert Mazotti (sen.)
1930

Ahaus /  Georgsbrunnen   Ahaus /  Georgsbrunnen

Description

Bronze statue of St. George slaying the dragon on a column in the center of a circular fountain basin. On the edge of the basin are six bronze plaques with the names of the fallen 1914-1920. These plaques date from 1994 since the originally in stone engraved names were no longer readable.

Inscription(s)

AUS AHAUS
UND AMMELN
STARBEN 200
MÄNNER FÜRs
VATERLAND

War memorial - list of names

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Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 52°4'24" E 7°0'28"

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Item Code: denw271; Photograph: 13 October 2012
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