Stone monument of 6 meters long and 10 megers tall. At the top are the portraits of the first three kings of Belgium: Leopold I (1831-1865), Leopold II (1865-1909), and Albert I (1909-1934), their eyes turned to the east. Under the kings is a tryptych:
- Deportees: going with their hand luggage, compact and inflexible.
- Soldiers: Three soldiers in immaculate uniforms go to assault, looking straight and proud.
- Executed men: Mourning women holding the remains of their relatives in the arms.
The texts 1940-1945 is added later.
A NOS HEROS 1914-1918 A NOS MARTYRS
- Angelo Hecq (1901-1991),
Sources & Information
Location (N 50°29'12" - E 5°6'2")
Item Code: bena005; Photograph: 3 May 2015
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