Monument aux Morts - Boulogne sur mer - France
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N 50° 43.519 E 001° 37.095
31U E 402473 N 5620190
Quick Description: [EN] Multi-War Memorial to victims of the 1st and 2nd World War [FR] Memorial Multi-guerre aux victimes de la 1ère et 2ème guerre mondiale
Location: Hauts-de-France, France
Date Posted: 10/3/2016 12:27:16 PM
Waymark Code: WMT6F9
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Manville Possum
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Long Description:
[EN] The main massive, marble of the country, has a height of 7 meters over a width of 12 meters. It is framed around a masonry on which are engraved the names of the dead, with a total length of 24 meters by 12 deep. The monument will cost about 300,000 francs, half of which is covered by public subscription.

More than 1 600 registered names.

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[FR] Le massif principal, en marbre du pays, a une hauteur de 7 mètres sur une largeur de 12 mètres. Il est encadré d'un entourage de maçonnerie sur lequel sont gravés les noms des morts, d'une longueur totale de 24 mètres sur 12 de profondeur. Le monument aura coûté près de 300 000 francs, dont la moitié est couvert par souscription publique.

Plus de 1 600 noms inscrits.

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Type of Memorial: Multi-War Memorial

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):
1st World War 1914-1918 2nd World War 1939-1945


In Honor Of: "Aux Boulonnais morts pour la France"

Marker Text:
The Allied soldiers died for freedom/Aux soldats alliés morts pour la liberté French soldiers died for their country/Aux soldats Français morts pour la patrie


Date of dedication: 11/11/1923

Who Put it Here?: The city of Boulogne/La ville de Boulogne

Description of Memorial:
[EN] This memorial is located in front of the Castle Museum of Boulogne. [FR] Ce mémorial se situe devant le Château-Musée de Boulogne.


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