Bronze statue of a soldier in a semi-circular portico with a relief of soldiers in trenches and text louvemont - fort de vaux on the front side of the frieze and the names of battles on the back side (la marne 1914 - verdun - la marne 1918).
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Signed: (statue) joachim costa 1922
The design of the monument was based on a statue of a soldier exposed by Costa in Paris in 1920; with some variations this statue was also used for the war memorials of La Rochelle and Lézignan d'Aude.
- Joachim Costa (Lézignan 1888 - Narbonne 1971),
Sources & Information
Locatie (N 43°27'41" - E 3°25'12")
Item Code: frlr011; Photograph: 7 September 2011
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