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Pierre Goujon

Paris 1875 - Méhoncourt, Meurthe-et-Moselle, 1914
French politician, member of parliament for Ain, killed during World War I
(Wikipedia)
Paul Landowski
1920

Bourg-en-Bresse /  Pierre Goujon   Bourg-en-Bresse /  Pierre Goujon

Description

Stele with relief portrait.

Inscription(s)

a la memoire de pierre goujon
depute de l'ain _ tue a l'ennemi
ses amis _ ses concitoyens

1875       1914


officer brave et energique
d'une belle attitude au feu
a ete tue a l'attaque de
mehoncourt au moment ou il attei
gnait son objectif malgre un feu de
mitrailleuses des plus meurtriers
croix de guerre _ legion d'honneur

Sculptor

Sources & Information

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Location (N 46°12'9" - E 5°13'18")

Item Code: frra291; Photograph: 17 August 2018
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