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Stary Sącz

Cmentarz wojenny nr 348 Stary Sącz

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War Cemetery No. 348 - Stary Sącz - an Austrian war cemetery from the First World War, located in the city of Stary Sącz in the Lesser Poland Voivodeship. It belongs to the X (Limanowa) Circle of the Cemetery Graves C and K. Commandant's Office in Krakow. It is one of 400 cemeteries of this branch, of which there are 36 in the Limanowa region . [source: Wikipedia, 2434408]
type of the cemeterywar
state of the cemeteryclosed
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Soldiers killed during the fighting in 1914 were buried here. In November 1914, the Russian army, General Alexei Brusilov, occupied all of this area, attacking the south towards the Carpathians. On December 7, commanded by General Svetozar Boroević, the 3rd Austro-Hungarian Army went on the offensive and on December 11th, her units displacing the Russian army reached the foreground of Nowy Sącz. There are 17 single and eight collective graves in the cemetery in Stary Sącz. 57 soldiers were buried in them, including J. Drogomir.Polegli in Galicia Zachodnie 1914-1915 (1918): lists of the dead and the dead buried in 400 military cemeteries in Western Galicia, Tarnów: Muzeum Okręgowe, 2005 : * 26 soldiers of the Russian army, * 31 soldiers of the Austro-Hungarian army. [source: Wikipedia, 2434408]
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It is located at the New Cemetery in Stary Sącz, at Nowej St. and is a separate headquarters located in the north-eastern end of this cemetery. It has an irregular, partly round shape and occupies a small area. The fence of the cemetery consists of low concrete or stone-built stone posts, between which there are thick iron pipes or chains. In some places there is a concrete foundation. Entering through a low iron gate between two concrete pillars. The main decorative element is formed by a large obelisk in the middle topped with a concrete cross. Several tables with inscriptions were mounted on it. Around the monument a concrete path and lawns were created, on the outskirts of the quarters, tombstones are located along the fence. These are concrete steles, on the front wall of which there are cast-iron crosses of two types: one-armed Latin crosses and two-armed Lorraine crosses, and on some also plaques with the names of the fallen . It was designed by Gustav Ludvig. The cemetery was renovated and is in good condition . Some of the trees that destroyed their cemetery were cut down. [source: Wikipedia, 2434408]
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