French Sailors' Memorial

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    "Graveyard monument, 1913. Red terracotta. Recumbent Celtic wheel-headed cross with foliage carving; tablet at foot inscribed JEAN GUILBERT LOUIS JOSEPH DUGUENOY FRANCOIS NOUVEL PIERRE ARCHENOUX EMILE DUVAL GOURNAY Moulded rectangular frame inscribed: THIS CROSS IS PLACED HERE BY THE PEOPLE OF HOWICK, BOULMER AND CRASTER IN MEMORY OF FIVE FRENCH/SAILORS WHO OUT OF A CREW OF 30 WERE DROWNED IN THE WRECK OF THE FRENCH STEAM TRAWLER TADORNE OFF THE ROCKS AT HOWICK BOAT HOUSE ON MARCH 29TH 1913." Photo by Russel Wills, 2013, and licensed for reuse under a Creative Commons Licence.
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    Geograph (Geograph)
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    What does this mean? Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-SA 2.0)
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    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 7 years, 7 months ago
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