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France
Gravelines
Nord

Nord - Pas-de-Calais

Place Albert Denvers

Monument aux Morts

War Memorial

Maurice Ringot
1922

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Description

Obelisk crowned by the 'coq gaulois' (rooster) and with the inscription PATRIE, and flanked by a kneeling infantryman (with VERDUN on its base) and marine rifleman (with DIXMUDE on its base).

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Inscription(s)

Aux enfants
de Gravelines
morts pour la France
aux
combattants
e la grande guerre
1914-1918
et
de la guerre 1939-1945
d'a.f.n. 1952-1962
et t.o.e.

The last lines were added later

War memorial - list of names

We have photos of the list(s) of fallen on this memorial. Contact us if you want to see these lists. (contact form)

Sculptor

Sources & Information

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Location (N 50°59'10" - E 2°7'30")

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Item Code: frnp052; Photograph: 30 July 2015
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