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Memorial of the 107th and 45th Brigade Commando Post

Opposite the Museum Du Linge is a memorial monument.
The text on the monument reads:

"In memory of the commanders COLARDELLE at the head of the battalion at Hilsenfirst killed on 6/6/1915 and BARBEROT killed here on 4/8/1915, the 48 officers and 2160 NCOs, corporals and hunters of the 5th BCP dead or missing during the First World War.

Officers, NCOs, corporals and hunters of the 45th BCP killed for France.

Officers, NCOs, corporals and hunters of the 107th BCP killed for France.

The invader had wanted to destroy this monument. Since 1950 it has been back on this faithful land to glorify those who fell to the 5th Battalion everywhere and to honor the hunters of all time. "

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  • Text: Dick de Bruijne
  • Photos: Dick de Bruijne