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cemetery: Powązki, Warszawa
photography: Jacek Michiej

Cmentarz wojenny nr 316 Gawłów

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War Cemetery No. 316 - Gawłów - a historic cemetery located in the village of Gawłów, Bochnia commune, Bochnia district. One of over 400 Western-Galician war cemeteries built by the Cemetery Graves Division of the C. and K. Military Commanders in Krakow. The cemetery is located within the church evangelical cemetery by the road from Bochnia to Bogucice. A total of 12 soldiers who died in the First World War in one mass grave and three individuals were buried in the cemetery. They fell on November 30 and December 10, 1914. * 10 soldiers of the Austrian army * 2 soldiers of the Russian army. Designed by Franz Stark. It is preserved in very good condition. It has a rectangular shape with a total area of 47 m. The fence is made of concrete poles connected by two currants from hydraulic pipes. The entrance gate is made of a hanging forged thick steel chain. The main object in the cemetery is a concrete cross placed on a meter high pedestal. A cast-iron cross characteristic for a large part of the cemeteries from the 9th Bochnia district has been incorporated into it. Tombstones of soldiers in the form of metal one-armed and two-arm crosses mounted on a concrete pedestal. [source: Wikipedia, 1945800]
type of the cemeterywar
state of the cemeteryclosed
[source: Wikipedia, 1945800]
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