Pont De La Croix, text on the bridge:

PONT
LIEUTENANT
DE BERANGER
ET SERGEANT BOUCHERIE
TOMBÉS ICI 15-5-1940

BRIDGE
LIEUTENANT
DE BERANGER
AND SERGEANT BOUCHERIE
FALLEN HERE AT 15-5-1940


Text on the board for the bridge:

BATAILLE DE GEMBLOUX - MAI 1940
PONT DE LA CROIX
ENJEU DE VIOLENTS COMBATS. LES ALLEMANDS
NE PURENT LE CAPTURER INTACT. LE GENIE
FRANCAIS LE FIT SAUTER LE 14 AU SOIR.

BATTLE GEMBLOUX - MAY 1940
PONT DE LA CROIX (BRIDGE OF THE CROSS)
THE GERMANS COULD NOT IN THE VIOLENT FIGHTING
CONQUER THE BRIDGE INTACT. THE FRENCH
GENIE LET IT EXPLODE ON THE EVENING OF THE 14th

Do you have more information about this location? Inform us!

Source

  • Text: Anneke Moerenhout
  • Photos: Anneke Moerenhout