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The Mourning Soldiers statue
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The somber sculpture of 'The Mourning Soldiers' by Emil Krieger stands watch over 44,000 WW1 German soldiers buried at Langemark, nearly 25,000 of whom are unidentified and are buried in a common grave. The statue was inspired by a photograph of four soldiers from Reserve Infantry Regiment 238 at the funeral of a comrade in 1918. The soldier second from right in the photograph was killed in action two days later. (bio by: David Conway) 
 
Burial:
Langemark German Military Cemetery
Ypres (Ieper)
West Flanders (West-Vlaanderen), Belgium
 
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Record added: Jan 05, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 19364
The Mourning Soldiers statue
Added by: David Conway
 
The Mourning Soldiers statue
Added by: David Conway
 
The Mourning Soldiers statue
Added by: David Conway
 
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