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Schaan, Liechtenstein
 

I Had a Comerade

Ich hatte einen Kameraden

 

—1914-1918 —

 
I had a Comerade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, August 27, 2014
1. I had a Comerade Marker
Click on the image for further details. It is worth noting that 20 out of the 29 men listed were born in Austria, with only 3 listed having been born in Liechtenstein itself. Liechtenstein was neutral during World War I.
Inscription. The initial part of this transcription presents the center vertical part of the marker:

Seine Durchlaucht
Prinz Heinrich Alois
von und zu Liechtenstein
Maj. d. k.u.k. Drag. Rgt. 13
Bes. des Signum laudis
des Ordens der
Eisernen Krone III. Kl. u.s.w.
geb. 21.VI.1877
gest. 16.VIII.1915 i. Warschau
infolge Verwundung
beim Vormarsch gegen
Brest-Litovsk

English translation:
His Highness
Prince Heinrich Alois
of Liechtenstein
Major of the Imperial (Austrian) Dragoons, 13th Regiment
Holder of the "Sign of Praise" military merit medal
of the Order of the Iron Crown, 3rd Class, etc.
Born June 21, 1877
Died August 16, 1915 in Warsaw
as a result of wounds suffered
in the campaign against Brest-Litovsk.


This portion of the marker transcription presents the names (last name, first name) by location in Liechtenstein. Click on the marker image to enlarge for non-transcribed details (rank, year and place of birth, date and place of death):

Es rueckten ein aus... (He marched from...)

Schaan:
Baldauf,Joh. Georg • Frick, Alois • Frick, Alexander • Gδchter, Josef • Gebhard, Josef • Gruber, Josef • Johlet, Wilhelm
I had a Comerade Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, August 27, 2014
2. I had a Comerade Marker - Wide View
The marker is visible here on the right side of the chapel.
• Lorenzim, Rudolf • Niederer, Hermann • Wieser, Josef

Vaduz:
Grieser, Anton • Morinelli, Felix • Uray, Rudolf • Uray, Roman

Triesen:
Boschetto, Anton • Ehrenbauer, Paul • Konzett, Florian • Tschugmell, Josef • Tschugmell, Otto • Spitzenstatter, Joh. • Weisshaupt, Wilh.

Ruggell:
Gschwender, Josef • Sperandio, Alfred

Nendeln:
Veit, Adalb

Schaanwald:
Hausle, Gottlieb • Facchini, Camillo

 
Erected 1934 by Kameradenschaffbund i. Liechtenstein.
 
Location. 47° 10.095′ N, 9° 30.794′ E. Marker is in Schaan, Schaan. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Feldkircher Strasse and Duxgass. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Schaan 2 9494, Liechtenstein.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Theater (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); City Hall / Former School (approx. 0.4 kilometers away).
 
More about this marker. The marker is mounted to the south side of the St. John the Evangelist's Chapel (Kapelle des Evangelisten Johannes) in the Schaan cemetery.
 
Categories. War, World I
 
Schaan Cemetery and Chapel image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, August 27, 2014
3. Schaan Cemetery and Chapel
The marker is on the south side of the chapel.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 20, 2014, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 407 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 20, 2014, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.   2, 3. submitted on October 21, 2014, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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