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War Memorial 1870-71


1875

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Description

Obelisk (16 m high) topped with an Iron cross on a pedestal with tablets showing the names of the fallen. The corners of the monument are adorned with a zinc statue of a branch of service of the regiment, these statues were bought from a Berlin factory. Their weapons were removed in 1945:
  1. Jäger / Hunter
  2. Musketier / Musketeer
  3. Füsilier / Fusilier
  4. Artillerist / Gunner

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Inscription(s)

Dem Andenken
der im Kriege von
1870 und 1871
gefallenen Officiere
und Mannschaften
des VI. Westfälischen
Jnfanterie Regiments N.55,
und der bei anderen
Truppentheilen gebliebenen

Lipper

Signature

On the obelisk: von W.v.MELLE Erbauet im Jahre 1875

War memorial - list of names

We have photos of the list(s) of fallen on this memorial. Contact us if you want to see these lists. (contact form)

Sources & Information

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Location (N 51°56'14" - E 8°52'21")

Item Code: denw334; Photograph: 7 April 2014
Of each statue we made photos from various angles and also detail photos of the various texts.
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