Sir Ronald Charles Memorial (1960)

This stele is decorated with a big bronze medallion on which you can see the face of the British general Sir Ronald Charles. It was inaugurated in 1960 by a former mayor named André Bonnaire. This work pays tribute to the man who liberated Landrecies on November 4th 1918. Sir Charles was in command of the 25th British division, which had to suffer heavy casualties in order to seize the town.