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WWI cemeteries in Kecskemét, Hungary

A. The 3,7 m high monument is situated in the roman catholic Szentháromság cemetery at Küküllő St.
B. The 3m high column and the plaquet of 1,2 m is situated in the Jewish cemetery

Hungary,

Type of WWI-heritage

  • Military cemetery

Dimensions

the catholic cemetery monument cross has a high of 3,7 m. The Jewish memorial column is 3 m high

State of repair/preservation

well managed

Historical WWI Context

A. Roman catholic cemetery: the monument in the Szentháromság cemetery was estabished in 1927. In 1939 the women organisation from Kecskemét ordered the memorial work from the artist Imre Gábor. From a basement shaping the Hungarian Kingdom a 3,7 m high croos is arrising. On the base of the cross is the solder praying to the Jezus.
B. Jewish cemetery: the column has a high of 3 m having on the top a steel helmet. The column inscription is: A KECSKEMÉTI IZRAELITA HŐSI HALOTTAK EMLÉKÉRE 1914–1918. ÉLETÜKET ÁLDOZTÁK A HAZÁÉRT . The marble plaguet of Jewish heroes contain  44 names, 8 of them burried in the cemetery. The inscription on the plaquet: AZ 1914-918. VILÁGHÁBORÚBAN HŐSI HALÁLT HALT HITTESTVÉREINK ÖRÖK EMLÉKÉRE

State of legal protection

no data available

Owner

A. the roman catholic church

B. the Jewish community from Kecskemét

Kind of cultural use of WWI

On the available website as www.utazzitthon.hu/latnivalo/kecskemet you can find:

The mayor house, Kossuth ter 1, 6001 Kecskemét,

Kossuth square , 6001 Kecskemét

Cifra palace, 6001 Kecskemét, Rákoczi út 1

Game park, Műkerti sétány 1

Hungarian Photo Museum, 6001 Kecskemét, Katona József tér 12

Katona József museum, 6001 Kecskemét, Katona József u. 5

Nearby  Kecskemét you can find:

Kiskunsági national park 6001 Kecskemét, Liszt F. u. 19

Kecskeméti arboretum

Opening

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Entrance Fee

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Information regarding cities, villages, other touristic attractions (non-WWI) nearby

Other information in the book of Juhász István ( 1999): Kecskemét város temetői. Kecskemét,

Accomodation

no data available

Public Transport

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Further information sources

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Museums Private Collections

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Location

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