"Kriegerdenkmal 1870/71" 1872
War memorial 1870/71
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.