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Diego Fernández Ortega

Santa Cruz de Tenerife 1889 - 1915
captain in the infantry, active in North Africa
Enrique Cuartero Huerta
1915

Santa Cruz de Tenerife /  Diego Fernández Ortega   Santa Cruz de Tenerife /  Diego Fernández Ortega

Description

Bust on a richly decorated pedestal.

Inscription(s)

al
CAPITAN de INFANTERIA
D. DIEGO FERNANDEZ ORTEGA
SUS COMPAÑEROS de ARMAS
27-7-1909
sidi-hamed el-hagh
(gurugù)
27-12-1911
samma. zarrora
11-7-1913
wad-ras (cóngo)
5-1-1915
biut anyera
dió su vida
por la patria
el-5-1-1915
To
Infantry Captain
Diego Fernández Ortega
his weapon partners
27-7-1909
Sidi-Hamed el-Hagh
(Gurugù)
27-12-1911
Samma Zarrora
11-7-1913
Wad-Ras (Congo)
5-1-1915
Biut Anyera
He gave his life
for the homeland
on 5-1-1915

Signature

Cuartero

Santa Cruz de Tenerife - Diego Fernández Ortega

Sculptor

Sources & Information

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Location (N 28°28'17" - W 16°15'25")

Item Code: esca580; Photograph: 1 February 2020
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