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War Memorial Gonrieux

Monument to the victims of the first and second world war.
On top of the plinth is a soldier holding a flag on the left, a grenade in the right hand.

On the front of the pedestal it says:
To our brave soldiers who died for the Fatherland in the 1914-1918 war.

Underneath is a copper plate, gift from the veterans, with the 4 names of the
"Died in the field of honor" of the Second World War. This concerns 1 Belgian and 3 French soldiers.
Also 1 name of a civilian victim of an air raid on May 16, 1940.

On the sides are the names of "Our Warriors", 10 and 11 names respectively.

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Source

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