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Colonne de la Victoire

The monument to the dead of the First World War including the stand is registered as historical monuments by order of 17 October 2007.
A subscription was launched in 1918 to erect a memorial to the Great War.The monument at the intersection with the street Victory (former Royal Street, renamed in 1918) and Rue La India Company was inaugurated in 1923.
It is the municipal engineer Bénard who led the construction of the monument that Reunion call the Victory Column.
A large granite column topped by a white marble angel holding a laurel wreath is placed on a pedestal with chamfered foothills scroll, surrounded by a foot plate with shells and bronze palms.
An urn sealed in the monument in 1941, contains a plot of "French earth."
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