Monument aux braves de Verdun

Montreal ( Montréal )

In 1924, the monument was placed in the triangle formed by the intersection of Rue Wellington and Boulevard LaSalle. In August 1959, it was moved to face the former Verdun city hall, now the borough city hall, at 4555 Rue de Verdun.

The monument is composed of two bronze sculptures and a column bearing engraved inscriptions. The sculpture that stands at the top of the column portrays a Canadian soldier in a triumphant pose, holding a helmet in one hand and brandishing a gun in the other, in a celebration of victory. At the base of the monument, a sitting woman, a symbol of patriotism and peace, holds in her right hand the flags of Victory and in her left hand a shield bearing the coat of arms of the City of Verdun.


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Categories: Attractions, Public art

Card created: 09/2015 (last modified: 09/2015)

GPS coordinates: 45°27'32.11"N, 73°34'20.42"W

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(last modified: 09/2015)