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Plaque for Father and Son, Marchal

The memorial plaque is located on the forecourt of the Eglise Saint-Donat.
The father Auguste and his 17-year-old son, Jean-Baptiste, from Etalle, were murdered there at night.
The term "Boches" was often used during the war as a nickname or nickname for the Germans.

"In memory
for MARCHAL Father & son
by Lenclos (Etalle)
Murdered by the Boches
in the night of 22 to 23 August 1914 „

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  • Text: Marie-Christine Vinck
  • Photos: Marie-Christine Vinck

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