"Kriegerdenkmal 1870/71" 1872


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War memorial 1870/71

Silesian granite

Commissioned by: The city of Vegesack


The war memorial was inaugurated in Kirchheide – originally located in front of the church – on the 10th May 1872. The obelisk on a base made from Silesian granite was later relocated to the green space next to the church.


Inscription on the front face:

Bernhard, Nordenholz, Hermann, Schlichting died a hero’s death in France in 1870

Inscription on the rear face:

The city of Vegesack in honourable memory of its sons.


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