Helles - General Gourand's Memorial

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General Gourand in front of the monument erected at the place he was wounded

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MONUMENT DU GENERAL GOURAUD
GENERAL GOURAUD'S MEMORIAL
French- HELLES
last updated : 04/12/2006

 

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Upon his return at Seddül-Bahir, general Gourand made for a completely white memorial stone, which com-memorates the exact spot where he was wounded.  The small wall behind which there was a first aid post and across which the general was thrown -by the strengh of the explosion of the shell-  and the fig tree on which he fell are still there.

Translated from "The Dardanelles", Paris, National Association of Veteran Groups of the  Dardanelles, p. 144

"General Gourand in front of the monument erected at the place he was wounded", picture reproduced from "The Dardanelles", Paris, National Association of Veteran Groups of the  Dardanelles, p. XXIX

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