Memorial

WW2 Children WW2 Children

Plaque: WW2 Children

In this school from December 1944 to March 1945 1,200 Walloon disaster victims from Liege and from the Ardennes were accommodated here as brothers by the people of Ixelles.
Gratitude from Walloon
Given to Liege 24 December 1945

Original inscription:

DANS CETTE ECOLE
DE DECEMBRE 1944 A MARS 1945
1200 SINISTRES WALLONS
DE LIEGE ET DE L'ARDENNE
FURENT ACCUEILLIS FRATERNELLEMENT
PAR LES IXELLOIS
La Wallonie Reconnaissance
OFFERT A LIEGE LE 24 -12-1945

In 1944 Ixelles sheltered 1,200 children from Liége which was under attack from V1 bombs. In memory of this, this street (ex-l'Orge) was dedicated to Liége, and a street in Liége was named rue des Ixellois.

Site: WW2 Children (1 memorial)

1050, ave des Eperons d'Or, School, 15A-16

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