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Gorlice

Cmentarz wojenny nr 91 Gorlice

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War Cemetery No. 91 - Gorlice - a historic cemetery from World War I, designed by Emil Ladewig, located in Gorlice. 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, 1653709]
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Description
War Cemetery No. 91 is located on the Korczak Hill, also called the Cemetery Mountain in Gorlice. The intention of the builders was to be a representative object in this district and serve as a place of anniversary celebrations. It is built on a rectangular plan and surrounded by a stone wall made of sandstone. It has a surface of 9,216 m and dimensions of approx. 130x75 m. A three-way gate with three arcades is located on the north side of the cemetery. In the center of the big monument cross according to the design of Gustav Ludwig. Officers' graves with monuments of a similar type are set in three rows. A similar shape, but smaller sizes, have tombstones. Another type of tombstones are concrete steles placed on a stone pedestal with a cast-iron inscription board. The remaining graves are marked with low concrete steles with a rectangular cast-iron plaque. 913 soldiers in 140 single graves and 161 mass graves were buried in the cemetery Oktawian Duda Cemeteries of the First World War in Western Galicia 1914-1918 - Studies and materials, Center for the Protection of the Historic Landscape, Warsaw 1995, pp.165,166 : * 425 Austro-Hungarian soldiers * 201 German soldiers * 287 Russian soldiers killed in May 1915. Originally, 140 German soldiers were buried here, but during the liquidation of the military cemetery No. 89 related to the construction of a housing estate, 61 bodies were moved here. Paweł Kutaś Cemeteries of the First World War in the Gorlice poviat, PROMO Publishing House, Zakrzów 2015, p.91 . The cemetery served as a resting place for soldiers also during World War II. The total number of burials in this cemetery is 1441 . [source: Wikipedia, 1653709]
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