Jumièges War Memorial

Jumièges Mémorial de Guerre

The memorial to the war dead of Jumièges is located at the junction of Rue Guillaume le Conquérant and Rue Mainberte, outside the church of St. Valentin. It remembers the local combatant and civilian casualties from both world wars.

Jumièges aux morts de guerre.

Jumièges War Memorial

Surmounted on a tier of substantial plinths, the tall, decorative, rectangular monument is topped with a triangular piece of stone with the dates 1914 – 1918 carved in positive relief.

Beneath this, a life-size statue of a French first world war soldier stands under an ornate archway carved into the front face of the memorial. The soldier holds a flag and a branch of laurel leaves to his chest with his left hand and his upturned rifle with his right. As he looks skyward in an act of remembrance, a metal ribbon, attached to the cloth of the flag states:-

La Commune de JUMIÈGES a ses Enfants Morts pour la FRANCE.

And, carved into the stone work beneath the soldier, the following words tell everyone to remember:

SOUVIENS TOI!

Jumièges War Dead – Second World War

The names of the local people from Jumièges who were killed during the second world war.

Jumièges War Memorial | A Nos Morts 1939 – 1945

A plaque commemorating the local people who were killed in the second world war is attached to the largest plinth. It states:-

A NOS MORTS
(TO OUR DEAD)
1939 – 1945

The names of those who died fighting and who died as civilians are recorded in two separate columns:

MORTS AU CHAMP D’HONNEUR
(DIED IN THE FIELD OF HONOUR)

Charles Gruley
Robert Schmit
Joseph Fromager
Louis Magnan
Maurice Delahays

VICTIMES DE LA GUERRE
(VICTIMS OF THE WAR)

Marcel Deuil
Joseph Gossey
Georges Moussais
Joseph Crevel
Georges Thuillier
Helene Seigneur

Jumièges War Dead – First World War

The names of the soldiers who were killed in the Great War are recorded on the right and left sides of the memorial and ordered by  year of death.

Jumièges War Dead | 1914 – 1916

Jumièges Mémorial de Guerre

Jumièges War Memorial | The Right Side Records Those Who Fell In The Great War Between 1914 and 1916

1914
Léon Lefebvre
Claude Ybert
Maurice Bonnamy
Louis Prevost
Adrien Bien
Henri Deconihout
Louis Vestu
Arthur Ponty

1915
Marcel Martin
Lucien Bien
Paul Lemercier
Louis Lannier
Arthur Charlet
André Martel
René Huet
Charles Deshayes
Albert Prunier
Cyrille Pillon
Louis Vauquelin
Jules Plichon
Louis Neveu
Celestin Cuffel

Jumièges War Dead | 1916 – 1918

Jumièges aux morts de guerre.

Jumièges War Memorial | Left Side Listing The War Dead from 1916 to 1918

1916
Georges Littré
Gaston Ponty
Henri Deconihout

1917
André Landrin
René Landrin

1918
Georges Vatey
Gaston Cadinot
Charles Prévost
Alfred Portail
Raymond Cadinot
Albert Senard
Théophile Thuillier
Gaston Gosse
Raoul Dubos
Louis Cadinot
René Schmit
Vicot Barbey
René Dubic

Jumièges Mémorial de Guerre Hors de l'Église de Saint-Valentin.

Jumièges War Memorial Outside the Church of St. Valentin

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