Monument aux morts - La Roque-sur-Cèze - Gard - France
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N 44° 11.576 E 004° 31.271
31T E 621563 N 4894426
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: Occitanie, France
Date Posted: 7/26/2017 10:33:13 AM
Waymark Code: WMW8XH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
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Long Description:

The village of La Roque sur Cèze, 138 inhabitants in 1914, will pay a heavy tribute during this conflict. Seven young men will not come back and many will be hurt.

At the end of the war, like all the communes of France, La Roque sur Cèze erected a monument in memory of its missing.

On November 11, 1926, it was inaugurated by the mayor Joseph Mourret, surrounded by the municipal councilors whose names are engraved on the base.

This inscription can be read:

A
MEMORY
OF
CHILDREN
OF
LA ROQUE
DEAD
FOR FRANCE

1914-1918

Sources : Le Monument

Le village de La Roque sur Cèze, 138 habitants en 1914, paiera un lourd tribut durant ce conflit. Sept jeunes hommes ne reviendront pas et plusieurs seont blessée.

Ala fin de la guerre, comme toutes les communes de France, La Roque sur Cèze érigera un monument en souvenir de ses disparus.

Le 11 novembre 1926, il fut inauguré par le maire Joseph Mourret, entouré des conseillers municipaux dont les noms sont gravés sur le socle.

Onpeu lire cette inscription:

À
LA MÉMOIRE
DES
ENFANTS
DE
LA ROQUE
MORTS
POUR LA FRANCE

1914-1918

Sources : Le Monument

Date the Monument or Memorial was built or dedicated: 11/11/1926

Private or Public Monument?: Other

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

Geographic Region where the Monument is located: Europe

Website for this Monument: [Web Link]

Physical Address of Monument:
Grand-Rue
La Roque sur Cèze, Gard France
30200


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