Autrans-Méaudre en Vercors

Plaques commémoratives

Commemorative plaques in a wire-screened recess at the foot of the obelisk-shaped monument to the dead, on a base surrounded by a low shrubbery.

The plaque in the rear reads thus: "The town of Meaudre salutes its children who gave their lives for France, 1939-1940:  Jasserand Marius, Vercors 1944, Repellin Marius, Repellin Jules, Repellin Noel, Portat Louis, Rochas Pierre, Ravix Pierre, Perrin Maurice, Walpersvyler Paul [...]".

The other plaques read, from left to right:

"The Vercors Pioneers to their comrade Marcel Pereto (Chicago), gave his life for France at 38."

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Address : Au pied du monument aux morts à proximité de l'église, rue de l'église , 38880 Autrans-Méaudre en Vercors
GPS Coordinates : 45.126469 , 5.52725
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Themes
  • Commemorative plaque
  • Maquis
  • Repression
  • Isere
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Commemorative plaques in a wire-screened recess at the foot of the obelisk-shaped monument to the dead, on a base surrounded by a low shrubbery.

The plaque in the rear reads thus: "The town of Meaudre salutes its children who gave their lives for France, 1939-1940:  Jasserand Marius, Vercors 1944, Repellin Marius, Repellin Jules, Repellin Noel, Portat Louis, Rochas Pierre, Ravix Pierre, Perrin Maurice, Walpersvyler Paul [...]".

The other plaques read, from left to right:

"The Vercors Pioneers to their comrade Marcel Pereto (Chicago), gave his life for France at 38."

"The Pioneers and Volunteer Fighters of Vercors to their comrades: Pierre Ravix, age 20, Jules Repellin, age 20, Maurice Perrin, age 20, Louis Portat, age 25, Marius Repellin, age 23, Pierre Rochas, age 20; gave their lives for France"

"The Vercors Pioneers to their comrade Paul Walperschiller, gave his life for France aged 23."

Source: Les monuments aux morts

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