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France
Avranches
Manche

Basse-Normandie

Place Carnot
(Jardin des Plantes)

Désiré Lerouxel

Orval 1882 - Saint-Lô 1944
resistance hero, died in the bombing of the prison in Saint-Lô at D-Day
(Wikipedia)
(artist?)
date?

Avranches /  Désiré Lerouxel   Avranches /  Désiré Lerouxel

Description

Stele with a Lorraine cross with in its center a portrait medallion of Lerouxel.

Inscription(s)

a la memoire
de
desire lerouxel
symbole
de la resistance
avranchinaise
mort a saint-lo
le 6 juin 1944
victime de son
patriotisme
1882-1944

Sculptor

Tags

Location (N 48°41'2" - W 1°21'56")

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Item Code: frbn041; Photograph: 26 May 2012
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