Maquis of Riaux

Monument to the Resistance fighters of the Riaux maquis, attacked on June 28, 1944 by an SS battalion and French militiamen. After being horribly mistreated, they were shot down one by one.

☨Joseph Goubin.
☨Paul Defloraine, age 19.
☨Marcel Klein, age 19.
☨Jean Laurent.
☨René Philipeaux,  age 23 .
☨André Piquet, age 32.
☨Bernard Plessis, age 22.
☨Georges Toutain, age 61.

Two names of deportees to Germany have been inscribed on the monument (Désiré Guyot, Almire Préel).

Photo credit and contribution Le Bourvellec Eric

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