Memorial

Large_placeholder_br Belgian Pigeon Soldier

Monument: Belgian Pigeon Soldier

Erection date: 8/3/1931

1914 - 1918. To the Pigeon Soldier. To the Belgian pigeon-fanciers
who died for their country.

Original inscription:

1914 - 1918

AU PIGEON SOLDAT

AUX COLOMBOPHILES BELGES
MORTS POUR LA PATRIE

This monument is for the pigeon-fanciers (colombophiles) and, charmingly, also for the pigeons themselves (pigeon soldats). It was produced by Hano (architect, probably) and Voets who made the female figure symbolising "the gratitude of the nation".

Site: Belgian Pigeon Soldier (1 memorial)

1000, square des Blindés

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