Chevaline

Monument commémoratif

Commemorative monument with this inscription engraved on the base: "To the Savoie forest rangers martyred for Liberation". The obelisk, decorated with a Croix de Lorraine and a hunting horn, is inscribed

"Jean Brousson, Inspector, died in deportation, April 29, 1945"

"Louis Balmens, inspector, executed at Gap, June 19, 1944"

"François Jourdan, forest guard, shot at Glapigny, July 4, 1944"

"Jean Martin, forest guard, deported, never returned"

"Emile Quere, forest guard, killed at Thônes, March 28, 1944"

"Marcel Veyer, assistant guard, killed at Montmelian, August 23, 1944"

"Charles Gros, retired... Read more

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Address : Route forestière domaniale de la Combe d'Iré , 74210 Chevaline
GPS Coordinates : 45.752798 , 6.223102
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Themes and resources
Themes
  • Monument
  • Liberation
  • Deportation
  • Repression
  • Haute-Savoie
Complete description of site

Commemorative monument with this inscription engraved on the base: "To the Savoie forest rangers martyred for Liberation". The obelisk, decorated with a Croix de Lorraine and a hunting horn, is inscribed

"Jean Brousson, Inspector, died in deportation, April 29, 1945"

"Louis Balmens, inspector, executed at Gap, June 19, 1944"

"François Jourdan, forest guard, shot at Glapigny, July 4, 1944"

"Jean Martin, forest guard, deported, never returned"

"Emile Quere, forest guard, killed at Thônes, March 28, 1944"

"Marcel Veyer, assistant guard, killed at Montmelian, August 23, 1944"

"Charles Gros, retired guard, killed at Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne, July 10, 1944"

"Emin Jacquemoud, guard, killed at Passy, August 5, 1944"

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