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France
Avranches
Manche

Basse-Normandie

Place Littré

Monument aux morts de 1914-18

War Memorial 1914-18

Fernand Angué
1923

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

Description

Marble statue of Victory supporting a wounded soldier.
In the socle is a relief of some soldiers leaving the town of Avranches (cross and church tower)

Avranches - Monument aux Morts 1914-18

Inscription(s)

aux enfants
d'avranches
morts
pour la patrie
1914 - 1918

Signed: f. angué / 1923
(socle) langlois a.

Annotation

During the Second World War the monumen was damaged by fierce fighting. The damages are still visible and give it a good symbol for both World Wars.

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)

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Locatie (N 48°41'11" - W 1°21'43")

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