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Poręba Radlna

Cmentarz wojenny nr 175 Poręba Radlna

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War Cemetery No. 175 Poręba Radlna - a historic cemetery from World War I in the town of Poręba Radlna. It is one of 400 Western-Galician war cemeteries built by the Cemetery Graves Division of the C. and K. Military Commanders in Krakow. In the 6 th Tarnów district, there are 62 cemeteries . [source: Wikipedia, 2407489]
type of the cemeterywar
state of the cemeteryclosed
[source: Wikipedia, 2407489]
Poland
the area where services are available
area where services are not available
Position
The cemetery is located just below the summit of Slonim Mountain in the Ciężkowice Foothills. It is located on the edge of the forest, at the agrotouristic farm Dom na Słonej Górze. A short distance from the cemetery leads the road from Poręba Radlna to Pleśna and the tourist route Military cemeteries of the First World War . [source: Wikipedia, 2407489]
Description of the cemetery
Designed by Heinrich Scholz on a rectangular plan. The fence creates a wooden fence fence with bays suspended on solid, stone posts. Entrance through a two-wing wooden gate. The central monument is a wooden cross with a statue of Christ. The head of Christ is crowned with metal glory, and the arms of the cross are covered with a gable roof and reinforced with slanted supports. Tombstones of soldiers were arranged in irregular rows. They have concrete steles topped with cast-iron crosses of three types. On the graves of soldiers of the Austro-Hungarian army, these are Maltese or Latin crosses, on the graves of soldiers of the Russian army two-armed Lorraine crosses. There are also tin signs with the names of soldiers on the steles . Within the cemetery there are handsome beech trees. [source: Wikipedia, 2407489]
the fallen
In 11 collective graves and 15 individual ones, 37 soldiers of the Austro-Hungarian army and 37 Russian army were buried here. They fell during the battle of Gorlice in 1915. 32 soldiers are known from the names . [source: Wikipedia, 2407489]
The fate of the cemetery
The Austrians made the cemetery very carefully, but over time it was subject to natural destruction. In 2001, it was renovated. The terrain was leveled, a new wooden fence was made, a new entrance gate, a new cross with a replica of Christ's sculpture, new gravestones with new cast-iron crosses and new tin signs were set up. . [source: Wikipedia, 2407489]
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