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Honfleur in Calvados Département, Basse-Normandie, France — Lower Normandy (Atlantic Coast)
 

Honfleur War Memorial

 
 
Honfleur War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., June 30, 2015
1. Honfleur War Memorial Marker
Inscription. Front:
Le "Souvenir Français" aux Soldats et Marins du Canton Morts pour la Patrie

North face:
Morts en Service Commandé

Halley Antoine, Enseigne de Vaisseau, 1799
André Charles, Matelot, 1879
Aubert Henri, Matelot, 1879
Bénard Amand, Matelot, 1886
Geufroi Georges, Matelot, 1898
Thierry de Ville d'Avray Louis, Lieutenant Aviateur, 1912
Nézan Maurice, 21 ans, Marin Disparu sur le "Prométhée", 8 juillet 1932
Guerin Alain, 21 ans, Quartier Maitre Disparu sur la "Minerve", 27 janvier 1968

South face:
Tués a L'Ennemi
Prentout Alexandre, 1854, Crimée
Dur Désiré, 1870
Hamelin Armand, 1870
Feugère Henri, 1871
Lelievre Emile, 1871
Bellegarde Jules, 1883, Tonkin
Gruintgens André, 1900, Pékin
Abbé Mézeray, 1915, Turquie
 
Erected 1913.
 
Location. 49° 25.094′ N, 0° 14.106′ E. Marker is in Honfleur, Basse-Normandie, in Calvados Département. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Cours des Fossés and Quai de la Tour. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Honfleur, Basse-Normandie 14600, France.
 
Other nearby markers.
Honfleur War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., June 30, 2015
2. Honfleur War Memorial Marker
North face
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Le quartier Saint-Léonard (within shouting distance of this marker); Le statuaire des Moulières (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Albert Sorel (about 180 meters away); Mémoire des Soldats Alliés Tombés (about 180 meters away); Frédéric Sauvage (about 210 meters away); La Cité des Peintres / La Côte de Grâce (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); L'Enclos et la Lieutenance / Le Vieux Bassin (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Le Faubourg Saint-Catherine / Le Faubourg Saint-Léonard (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Honfleur.
 
Regarding Honfleur War Memorial. Both the Prométhée and the Minerve were French submarines.
 
Honfleur War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., June 30, 2015
3. Honfleur War Memorial Marker
South face
Honfleur War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., June 30, 2015
4. Honfleur War Memorial
Honfleur War Memorial Sculpture image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., June 30, 2015
5. Honfleur War Memorial Sculpture
Honfleur War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., June 30, 2015
6. Honfleur War Memorial Marker
The sculptor was Maurice Charpentier, and it was completed in 1912.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 150 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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