Memorial

Maurice Vanmeenen St Gilles Hôtel de Ville

Plaque: Maurice Vanmeenen

To Maurice Vanmeenen. The commune council gave the name of Maurice Vanmeenen to this square in recognition of the services rendered to the commune by its eminent burgomaster. 1849 - 1909

Original inscription:

A MAURICE VANMEENEN

LE CONSEIL COMMUNAL DONNA LE NOM DE
MAURICE VANMEENEN
A CETTE PLACE EN RECONNAISSANCE
DES SERVICES RENDUS A LA COMMUNE
PAR SON EMINENT BOURGMESTRE
1849 - 1909

Inaugurated 31 October 1920.

Site: St Gilles Hôtel de Ville (5 memorials)

1060, pl M Van Meenen, St Gilles Hôtel de Ville

These five memorials are all at the front of the building (north face). In left-to-right sequence they are: Vanmeenen, WW1 (A-L), Goddess, WW1(L-Z), WW2.

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Bocq River Goddess

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St Gilles War Memorial WW1 (A-L)

St Gilles commune to our glorious people who died for our country, 1914 - 191...

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St Gilles War Memorial WW1 (L-Z)

St Gilles commune to our glorious people who died for our country, 1914 - 191...

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St Gilles WW2 plaque

St Gilles commune to our glorious people who died for our country, 1940 - 1945

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