Explore the monuments and plaques commemorating the battles of Mons, referred to as “the First and the Last”: it was in Mons in 1914 that the British armies met the german troops for the first time and suffered their first loss (John Parr). In 1918, it was also in Mons that the Canadian troops liberated the city on 11 November, the day of the armistice, and the day on which the last soldier from the British Empire (George Lawrence Price) died in the fighting.
max. 0 m
min. 0 m
Styles : HikingBaladeIn the countryForest
Public : SportsmenTeenagersCyclists
Theme : Tourism of memory
The two battles of Mons in August 1914 and November 1918 were the...Read more