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Monument aux Morts - Pittefaux - Pas de Calais - France
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N 50° 45.390 E 001° 41.118
31U E 407267 N 5623571
Quick Description: [EN] War memorial in honor of soldiers who died in 1914/1918 [FR] Monument aux morts en l'honneur des soldats morts en 1914/1918
Location: Hauts-de-France, France
Date Posted: 11/8/2016 1:23:57 PM
Waymark Code: WMTDY2
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12
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Long Description:
[EN] The war memorial is located at the corner of the cemetery by the church - as with inscription: "To the children of Pittefaux died for France" "Never Forget"!

It was erected on a plot symbolically sold by the Countess of Hinnisdal

The monument was provided by the marble Gavrel Rinxent. It was installed with the help of the company Antoine Harle-Picard of Saint-Martin-Boulogne.

The decision to erect a monument to the dead of the town was taken by the City Council July 22, 1923.

On this monument you can see the different dead in different years:
1914: Paul MARIN
Joseph Louis VASSEUR
1917: Charles WILLARD

[FR] Le monument aux Morts se situe au coin du cimetière devant l'église - Avec comme inscription: " Aux enfants de Pittefaux morts pour la France " "Oublier! Jamais!"

Il a été érigé sur un terrain vendu symboliquement par la comtesse d'Hinnisdal

Le monument a été fourni par la marbrerie Gavrel de Rinxent. Il a été installé avec l'aide de l'entreprise Antoine Harlé-Picard de Saint-Martin-Boulogne.

La décision d'élever un monument aux morts de la commune a été prise par le Conseil municipal le 22 juillet 1923.

Sur ce monument on peut voir les différents morts des différentes années:
1914 : MARIN Paul
1916 : GENEAU de LAMARLIERE Auguste Louis Maurice Émile
VASSEUR Louis Joseph
1917 : WILLARD Charles
Date the Monument or Memorial was built or dedicated: 7/23/1923

Private or Public Monument?: Other

Name of the Private Organization or Government Entity that built this Monument: The Mayor of Pittefaux/La Mairie de Pittefaux

Geographic Region where the Monument is located: Europe

Website for this Monument: [Web Link]

Physical Address of Monument:
route de Souverain-Moulin
Pittefaux, Pas de Calais France

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