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Old Gorzow Cemetery - help to find it?


Syrena 7 | 73  
11 May 2008 /  #1
Trying to locate where my grandfather was buried in Gorzów is hard work as i just discovered the cemetery was levelled at some stage. He was buried there in 1946. Does anyone have any ideas, i would love to find old pics of it or its location on a map.
Polonius3 1,000 | 12,446  
11 May 2008 /  #2
Dunno if this is the cemetery your grandfatehr is buried in, but a glimpse of Gorzów cemetery is provided at: miasta.gazeta.pl/gorzow/1,36844,4619053.html

This is apparently the scene on All Saints/All Souls Day (1-2 Nov.), when millions visit the final resting places of loved ones and Polish cemteries are ablaze with votive lamps. There is also an old Jewish cetmery in Gorzów.
Softsong 5 | 495  
11 May 2008 /  #3
I cannot see an overturned cemetary at Gorzów listed at the website link below, but you can get an idea of how other cemetaries that suffered a similar fate look nowadays. These listings are old ethnic German village cemetaries from before WWII.

I am interested in them as I am half ethnic German, and half Polish.

upstreamvistula.org/Cemeteries/Cemeteries_List.php
OP Syrena 7 | 73  
12 May 2008 /  #4
Thanks guys for the info so far... Anyone on the forum from that area?
Jola 7 | 71  
12 May 2008 /  #5
Funny.
Me and a mate will visit Gorzów to september.
Sorrry I cant help You.
OP Syrena 7 | 73  
18 May 2008 /  #6
Me and a mate will visit Gorzów to september.

Maybe if i go to Poland next year I can find it myself. I think they built a park over it, better than office blocks i guess.
bramkaz  
16 Jul 2008 /  #7
Hello Syrena
We got war cemetery and jewish cemetery in Gorzów.
bramkaz 1 | 24  
16 Jul 2008 /  #8
The War cemetery is located at 25Walczaka Street in Gorzów
OP Syrena 7 | 73  
17 Jul 2008 /  #9
Thanks B, my grandfather died a couple of years after WW2 ended - he was in the navy but died a civilian after spending some time in a Gorzow hospital.
Piter - | 3  
15 Mar 2009 /  #10
There are many different, old cemeteries in Gorzow.

Peter

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