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Sailor Delpas

Jean Delpas
Lugan, Tarn 1849 - Péronne 1870
Sailor, hit deadly by a bullet standing at his canon during the siege of Péronne
Albert Roze
1909/1933

Péronne /  Le Marin Delpas   Péronne /  Le Marin Delpas

Description

Stone statie of sailor Delpas leaning on his canon. The original bronze statue of 1909 was molten during World War I and replaced by a stone copy in 1933.

Inscription(s)

av
marin
DELPAS

Fvsilier-Marin
du dépot de brest

né a LVGAN Tarn le 19 Avril 1849
TVÉ svr son canon le 29 Xbre 1870

Ce Monument
a été
érigé par les soins dv
SOVVENIR-FRANÇAIS
et de la Ville de Péronne
— le 18 Jvillet 1909 &#mdash;

Signature

albt roze
p. marin entrepeneur cambrai

Sculptor

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Location (N 49°55'28" - E 2°55'46")

Item Code: frpi117; Photograph: 16 October 2017
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