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Monument á la Mur Tschoffen

Tschoffen Wall Monument

Frans Huygelen
Fond. Nat. des Bronzes anc. Firme A. Petermann (St. Gilles)
1927

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Description

Bronze relief of an body placed on a bier, surrounded by a mourning wife and child, a woman with a laurel wreath and an angel.

Dinant - Monument á la Mur Tschoffen

Inscription(s)

Pieux Hommage du Souvenir Dinantais
Aux 674 Victimes Innocentes de la Furie Teutonne
Dont 116 Trouvèrent la Mort Ici, le 23 août 1914

Signature

Frans Huygelen
fonderie natle des bronzes | ancne firme j. petermann | st gilles - bruxelles

Annotation

At this spot, the grenadiers of the 100th unit of the Saxon Guards murdered over 100 civilians, who were accused of being irregular combatants there.

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Location (N 50°15'13" - E 4°55'2")

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Item Code: bena047; Photograph: 5 May 2015
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