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Monument aux Morts de Tourcoing

Monument to the dead (TOURCOING)

Tourcoing War Memorial and its magnificent representation of Victory on horseback leading her soldiers 'to glory and immortality' pays tribute to the 2,531 men from Tourcoing who died in the fighting of 1914-1918. The monument also bears the names of the 177 civilians who died during the occupation. The city was liberated on 17 October 1918, bringing to a close the mistreatment and privations that were on inflicted on the people of Tourcoing throughout the four years of the Great War.