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War Memorial Mettet

Monument in memory of the victims of the First and Second World War.

On top of a Doric column is the statue of a victorious woman with a torch in one hand and a small wreath in the other.

In front of the inscription:
"The municipality of Mettet
Recognized "

On the back the names are in 2 columns: 1914-1918 and 1940-1945.

1914-1918:
Soldiers - 12 names
French fighters - 2 names
Deportees - 10 names
Citizens - 4 names

1940-1945:
Soldiers - 11 names
Armed resistance - 3 names
Political Prisoners - 2 names
Deportees - 2 names
Civilian Casualties - 7 names

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Source

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