Memorial

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Monument: St Josse War Memorial

{In the bronze on the face of the monument itself:}
Union makes strength
To our soldiers who died for our country.
{In lettering appliquéd to the plinth:}
1914 - 1918
1940 1945
The commune of St.Josse-ten-Noode, to its inhabitants who fell on the field of honour, those who were shot, the fighters, the members of the resistance, the prisoners, and the political deportees.
{On the right face of the monument:}
1914 - 1918
{Two columns each of 34 names in mainly alphabetic sequence }
{On the left face of the monument:}
1914 - 1918
{Two columns each of 34 names in mainly alphabetic sequence }
{On each face, below the list of WW1 names are three metal plaques, each headed up:}
1940 - 1945
{and containing a list of names : 7,7,7,7,6,7, on the six plaques, respectively, in no apparent sequence}
{See the Subjects Commemorated for the names}

Original inscription:

{In the bronze on the face of the monument itself :}
L’UNION FAIT LA FORCE

A
NOS SOLDATS
MORTS
POUR LA PATRIE

{In lettering appliqued to the plinth:}
1914 - 1918
1940 1945
LA COMMUNE DE ST-JOSSE-TEN-NOODE
A SES HABITANTS TOMBES AU CHAMP D HONNEUR
FUSILLES COMBATTANTS RESISTANTS PRISONNIERS
ET DEPORTES POLITIQUES

{On the right face of the monument:}
1914 - 1918
{Two columns each of 34 names in mainly alphabetic sequence}

{On the left face of the monument:}
1914 - 1918
{Two columns each of 34 names in mainly alphabetic sequence}

{On each face, below the list of WW1 names are three metal plaques, each headed up :}
1940 - 1945
{and containing a list of names : 7,7,7,7,6,7, on the six plaques, respectively, in no apparent sequence}

{See the Subjects Commemorated for the names}

The sculptor has given his name and the date, in the bronze:
Guill. Charlier 1917. Inaugurated in 1920. The bronze came from melting down a much disliked statue (of a man taming a goat) celebrating the provision of water from the River Bocq.

Site: St Josse War Memorial (1 memorial)

1210, rue du Meridien at place Quetelet

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