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Place Le Sciellour

Monument aux morts de 1914-18

War Memorial 1914-18

Henri Gouzien
Chapal (Auray)
1924

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

Description

Granite statue of a mourning couple in regional dress and a helmet of their lost son. On the socle are four reliefs, showing the four stages of a soldier's life:
  1. Departure by train to the front
  2. Fighting in the trenches
  3. Returning home
  4. Soldiers' graves

Baud - Monument aux morts 1914-18
1. Departure by train to the front
Baud - Monument aux morts 1914-18
2. Fighting in the trenches
Baud - Monument aux morts 1914-18
3. Returning home
Baud - Monument aux morts 1914-18
4. Soldiers' graves

Inscription(s)

Signed: (reliefs) H. Gouzien 1923
Chapal Fondeur / Auray

Annotation

Inaugurated 31 August 1924.

War memorial - list of names

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Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 47°52'30" W 3°1'11"

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