Memorial

Large_placeholder_br Belgian Infantry at place Poelaert

Monument: Belgian Infantry at place Poelaert

To the glory of the Belgian Infantry

Granite from Merbes-Sprimont

{Latin}

To the infantrymen who died
for their country
1914 - 1918 1940 - 1945

Original inscription:

A LA GLOIRE D’INFANTERIE BELGE

PETIT GRANIT DE MERBES-SPRIMONT

SALUS PATRIAE SUPREMA LEX

AUX FANTASSINS MORTS
POUR LA PATRIE
1914 - 1918 1940 - 1945

"Monument to the Glory of the Belgian Infantry".
If you don't like this monument very much that might not be the fault of the monument so much as its location: the monument was not designed for the site where it was eventually placed. It was made during 1933-5 and installed on 5 May 1935.

Site: Belgian Infantry at place Poelaert (1 memorial)

1000, place Poelaert

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