Memorial

Large_placeholder_br War Memorial - WW1, Jeu de Balle

Monument: War Memorial - WW1, Jeu de Balle

{On the tablet on the left hand side:}
Members of the corps, having taken part in the campaign of 1914 - 1918
{Under this there are two columns each with 40 names}

{On the tablet on the right hand side:}
Members of the corps, having taken part in the campaign of 1914 - 1918

{Under this there are two columns of 29 and 28 names, respectively, followed by:}
Fallen on the field of honour
{Under this there are two columns of 4 and 5 names, respectively}

{Click the ‘Subjects Commemorated’ button for the names}

Original inscription:

{On the tablet on the left hand side:}
MEMBRES DU CORPS
AYANT PRIS PART A LA
CAMPAGNE 1914 - 1918
{Under this there are two columns each with 40 names}

{On the tablet on the right hand side:}
MEMBRES DU CORPS
AYANT PRIS PART A LA
CAMPAGNE 1914 - 1918
{Under this there are two columns of 29 and 28 names, respectively, followed by:}
TOMBES
AU CHAMP D’HONNEUR
{Under this there are two columns of 4 and 5 names, respectively}

Unusually there is no attempt at an alphabetic ordering; the names appear to be in a random sequence. They are also quite weather beaten - hence the sprinkling of ?s in the names transcribed.

Site: War Memorial - WW1, Jeu de Balle (1 memorial)

1000, rue Blaes, on the south-west side of place du Jeu de Balle

This fire station was built in 1863 by Poelaert and was decommissioned in 1980.

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