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Neufchâteau
Vosges

Lorraine

Place des Cordeliers

Monument aux morts de 1914-18

War Memorial 1914-18

Émile-Just Bachelet
1925

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

Description

Column with on the front two soldiers in half-relief, one with a gun, the other with two knapsacks, surmounted on a bas-relief of France (?) armed with a sword.

Inscription(s)

la ville de
NEUFCHATEAU
a ses
ENFANTS MORTS
pour la
FRANCE
1914 1918
verdun
la marne
gd couronne
l'yser
la champagne
la somme
chemin des dames
montdidier
la macedoine
le rhin

On the sides of the columns lists of names. On the back side a tablet with a list of names 1939-1945.

Signed:
ch petot architecte
e j bachelet statuaire
l lelu entrepreuer

Annotation

Inaugurated 26 April 1925.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 48°21'19" E 5°41'39"

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Item Code: frlo070; Photograph: 13 June 2011
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