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Olszyny

Cmentarz wojenny nr 286 Olszyny

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War Cemetery No. 286 - Olszyny - a cemetery from World War I in the village of Olszyny in the Lesser Poland Voivodeship, in the TarnĂłw County, in the municipality of Wojnicz. 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 VIII Brest region, there are 52 cemeteries . [source: Wikipedia, 3175505]
type of the cemeterywar
state of the cemeteryclosed
[source: Wikipedia, 3175505]
Poland
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Description of the cemetery
It is located on the municipal cemetery and is a separate headquarters. This plot has a square plan and is surrounded by an original concrete fence in the form of a wall covered with a gable roof. In the wall there are numerous windows with forged bars made of thick steel rods. Entrance through the original gate of blacksmith work. Opposite to the entrance gate, a decorative brick wall with a large inscription plate is incorporated into the fence wall. It has an inscription in German: ZUM HEIL DES VATERLANDS VOM TOD BERÜHRT, ERGLÜHT / DES ÄRMSTEN LEBENS ENGE SCHALE VERZAUBERT AUF / GLEICH DEM ERHABNEN GRAAL. A large concrete cross stands in front of the plaque on a concrete pedestal. 23 soldiers of the Austro-Hungarian army and one soldier of the Russian army were buried in the cemetery. There are 12 tombstones in the form of concrete pedestals topped with cast-iron crosses; on 11 tombstones, they are one-armed Maltese crosses, on one a double-armed cross (Russian). There is also one larger tombstone of a different shape, and in the middle of the cemetery, a tombstone of Józef Cieśli - a soldier of the Polish Legions (it is a symbolic grave, J. Cieśla was murdered in Katyn in 1940) . [source: Wikipedia, 3175505]
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Wikipedia, Self-published work, World War I Cemetery nr 286 in Olszyny
Wikipedia, Self-published work, World War I Cemetery nr 286 in Olszyny
Wikipedia, Self-published work, World War I Cemetery nr 286 in Olszyny
Wikipedia, Self-published work, World War I Cemetery nr 286 in Olszyny
Wikipedia, Self-published work, World War I Cemetery nr 286 in Olszyny
Wikipedia, Self-published work, World War I Cemetery nr 286 in Olszyny
Wikipedia, Self-published work, World War I Cemetery nr 286 in Olszyny
Wikipedia, Self-published work, World War I Cemetery nr 286 in Olszyny
Wikipedia, Self-published work, World War I Cemetery nr 286 in Olszyny
Wikipedia, Self-published work, World War I Cemetery nr 286 in Olszyny
Wikipedia, Self-published work, World War I Cemetery nr 286 in Olszyny
Wikipedia, Self-published work, World War I Cemetery nr 286 in Olszyny
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