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France
Tours
Indre-et-Loire

Centre

Avenue André Malraux

Monument aux morts de 1870-71

War Memorial 1870-71

Marcel Gaumont
1914

Tours /  Monument aux morts de 1870-71   Tours /  Monument aux morts de 1870-71

Description

Stone statue of a soldier protecting a woman with the coat of arms of Tours. Behind them lies a died or wounded soldier.

Inscription(s)

a la
MEMOIRE
des officiers et soldats
dv 88e regiment de mobiles
d'Indre-et-Loire
Morts
POVR LA PATRIE
1870-1871
ce monument
eleve par sovscription pvbliqve
ete inavgvre
le 12 jvillet 1914

HONNEVR avx MORTS

Annotation

Inaugurated 12 July 1914 on the Place du Chardonnet, replaced in the 1970s.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 47°23'51" E 0°41'33"

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