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France
Dieppe
Seine-Maritime

Haute-Normandie

Boulevard du Maréchal Joffre / Rue Claude Groulard

Monument aux morts de 1914-18

War Memorial 1914-18

Ernest Dubois
1925

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

Description

Bronze statue of victory with three soldiers in the center of a semicircular wall inscribed with the names of the battles (marne - somme - verdun - yser - champagne - orient) and lists of victims. At the ends of the wall two bronze female figures.
Two wings were added later commemorating World War II.

Inscription(s)

DIEPPE
a ses
glorieux
morts
a ses
combanttants
victorieux

ce monument
à été inauguré le 20 Septembre 1925
sous la Présidence de M. Théodore STEEG
Garde des Sceaux - Ministre de la Justice
M. Maurice THOUMYRE etant Maire de Dieppe
MM. B. ROPERT et H. CHIROYE Adjoints

Signed (wall): e. dubois sculp. / g. teray? arch.
both allegorical figures: Ernest Dubois

Dieppe / Monument aux morts de 1914-18

Sculptor

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Location (N 49°55'23" - E 1°4'31")

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