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Commemorative Plaque First World War Villers-devant-Orval

The plaque commemorating the victims of the First World War hangs on the facade of the Saint-Gengoul church.

Central part:
"The parish
from Villers-devant-Orval
To his children
died for the fatherland
1914-1918
Those who died devoutly for the fatherland
are entitled to a multitude that comes to their graves and prays "

Left :
"Fallen on the field of honor" followed by 9 names

Right :
Murdered - 2 names
Deported "- 1 name

Merciful Jesus
Give them
the eternal rest "

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Source

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

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