Thorens-Glières

Monument commémoratif

Tryptic monument to the dead of the Second World War in Thorens-Glières, near the church, to the right of the Monument to the dead of World War I. Passersby can read these inscriptions: 

"Lt Simon, Akermann, Annest, Bajard, Carrier, Caretti, Cherpitel, Cochet, Debard, Demolis, Destemberg, Lt De Griffolet, Belleville, Dujourd'huy, Felisaz, Gerard, Gerin, Lambert, Ledoux, Munch [?], Noiret, Pouly, Chef Claudin, Perrin Slaugy, Peguet, Perrino, Rabut, Schaffer, Stein, Vellut, Verdel, [...], Zonca. Honor to the dead of Thorens-Glières."

"1939-1945. Thorens-Glières pays homage to its own. Live free or die. Passersby,... Read more

Information

Coordinates

Address : A proximité de l'église, rue Saint-François de Sales , 74570 Thorens-Glières
GPS Coordinates : 45.996835 , 6.24744
See on map
Themes and resources
Themes
  • Monument
  • Maquis
  • Civil resistance
  • Deportation
  • Repression
  • Haute-Savoie
  • Armed Resistance
Complete description of site

Tryptic monument to the dead of the Second World War in Thorens-Glières, near the church, to the right of the Monument to the dead of World War I. Passersby can read these inscriptions: 

"Lt Simon, Akermann, Annest, Bajard, Carrier, Caretti, Cherpitel, Cochet, Debard, Demolis, Destemberg, Lt De Griffolet, Belleville, Dujourd'huy, Felisaz, Gerard, Gerin, Lambert, Ledoux, Munch [?], Noiret, Pouly, Chef Claudin, Perrin Slaugy, Peguet, Perrino, Rabut, Schaffer, Stein, Vellut, Verdel, [...], Zonca. Honor to the dead of Thorens-Glières."

"1939-1945. Thorens-Glières pays homage to its own. Live free or die. Passersby, remember that these heroes' and martyrs' sacrifices that sauved you from slavery and serfdom. Political deportees. Félix Bouvard, François Baud, Noël Bouvard, Raymond Bonzi, Albert Chappaz, Fernand Croset, Achille Carrier, Camille Tournier, Marcel Suaton, Marius Fontaine, Victor Richard, André Richard, Raymond Velluz, Georges Lavillat, Henri Pollet. Gave their lives at the front: Lieutenant Monaton, 7th Alps Pursuit Battalion, Desbiolles, 7th Alps Pursuit Battalion, Lieutenant Duborgel, RAF, Dupanloup, RAT."

The Spanish Resistance salutes its comrades of the Glières battalion. Pablo Fernadez, Avelino Escudero, Paulino Fontoba, Victoriano Ursua. Gave their lives in combat for France and liberty on March 27, 1944. Glory to the Spanish patriots who died for France."

Source: MemorialGenWeb

Nearby Sites