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Michel du Faing d'Aigremont

Charleroi 1855 - Fays-Famenne 1931
Belgian army officer and general who served during World War I; commanded the 4th Army Division based on in the Fortified Position of Namur
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Victor Demanet
1933

Namur /  Michel du Faing d'Aigremont   Namur /  Michel du Faing d'Aigremont

Description

"Pyramid' of rough limestone blocks with on the front a portrait medaillon and dedication and on the back text of Du Faing's achievements.

Inscription(s)

av lievtenant general
baron MICHEL dv FAING d'AIGREMONT
ne a charleroi
defensevr de namvr
commandant de la 4me division d'armee

37.000 belges renforces
par 3 bataillons
francais, immobiliserent
sovs namvr
en aovt 1914
153.000 allemands et
596 bovches a fev
av moment de la
bataille des frontieres

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namvr · termonde
yser · tervaete
merckem · wovmen
clercken · eessen
zarren · handzaeme
cortemarck
1914-1918

Signature

Victor Demanet

Sculptor

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Location (N 50°27'21" - E 4°51'44")

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Item Code: bena034; Photograph: 5 May 2015
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