Memorial

Large_placeholder_br British gratitude, World War I

Monument: British gratitude, World War I

HOMAGE FROM THE PEOPLE OF BRITAIN
IN MEMORY OF THE ASSISTANCE LAVISHED
BY THE GENEROUS BELGIAN CITIZENS
TO HER WOUNDED SOLDIERS AND PRISONERS
THESE ARE MEN OF CHARITY AND MERCY
AND THE WORKS OF THEIR PIETY WILL LIVE FOR EVER

1914 - 1918

Original inscription:

HOMMAGE DU PEUPLE BRITANNIQUE
EN SOUVENIR DES SECOURS PRODIGUES
PAR LES GENEREUX CITOYENS BELGES
A SES SOLDATS BLESSES ET PRISONNIERS
CE SONT DES HOMMES DE CHARITE ET DE MISERICORDE
ET LES OEUVRES DE LEUR PIETE SUBSISTERONT A JAMAIS

1914 - 1918

"Monument expressing British Gratitude to the Belgian Nation". Presented to Albert I by the Prince of Wales in 1923 with much pomp.

Site: British gratitude, World War I (1 memorial)

1000, place Poelaert

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Charles S. Jagger

A British sculptor, with many works in Lancashire and London.

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