Statues - Hither & Thither

Latvia
Valka

Varoņu iela
(Meža kapi)

Piemineklis brīvības cīnītājiem

Monument for the Freedom Fighters

Emīls Melderis (Millers)
1922

Valka /  Piemineklis brīvības cīnītājiem   Valka /  Piemineklis brīvības cīnītājiem

Description

Stone statue of a man with a sword leaning on a shield. The head is damaged.

Inscription(s)

valmieras
kajnieku pulka
KAUJĀS KRITUŠIEM
par
LATVIJU
1919
Valmiera
Infantry
battle deaths
for
Latvia
1919

Annotation

During the Stalin era the monument was buried, and in 1988 it was re-installed.

Valka - Piemineklis brivibas cinitajiem

War memorial - list of names

We have photos of the list(s) of fallen on this memorial. Contact us if you want to see these lists. (contact form)

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 57°46'56" E 26°0'12"

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Item Code: lv005; Photograph: 9 July 2013
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