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cemetery: Powązki, Warszawa
photography: Jacek Michiej

Cmentarz wojenny nr 80 Sękowa

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War Cemetery No. 80 - Sękowa - cemetery from World War I, located in the eastern part of the village of Sękowa in the Gorlice poviat, in the Sękowa commune, designed by Hans Mayr. One of over 400 Western-Galician war cemeteries built by the Cemetery Graves Division of the C. and K. Military Commanders in Krakow. It belongs to the III Cemetery District of Gorlice. [source: Wikipedia, 2415649]
type of the cemeterywar
state of the cemeteryclosed
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The cemetery is T-shaped and has an area of 2244 m. It is surrounded on four sides by a stone fence. In the central part of the cemetery there is a concrete cross surrounded by two flights of stairs, behind which there is a concrete lattice structure in the shape of a pergola. The stairs lead to the highest part of the cemetery, where the construction of a several-storey church was planned. The graves are marked with gravestones in two forms. One is a cast-iron cross with the inscription 1915, the second is a concrete stele with cast-iron plaques with the list of buried soldiers. 1206 soldiers were buried in the cemetery in 23 individual graves and 85 mass graves killed in March and May 1915: * 468 Austro-Hungarian citizens, among others with IR 18, IR 28, IR 35, IR 36, IR 56, IR 100, IR 98, 1 Tyrolean Imperial Rifle Regiment (TKJR 1), 3rd Tyrolean Imperial Shooting Regiment (TKJR 3), 4 Tyrolean Imperial Rifle Regiment (TKJR 4 ). * 378 German soldiers, including PREUSS. INF. RGT. 46, * 360 Russian soldiers. [source: Wikipedia, 2415649]
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