Tombstone to the Fallen of Careggine

 Tombstone to the Fallen of Careggine
The tombstone, in honour of the Fallen of the first world war, is made of bronze and marble. It is formed by two parts: the lower part, in white marble, presents the names of the Fallen engraved, while in the upper part, you can see a bronze bas-relief which represents a naked soldier with helmet on his head. The dying soldier is sustained by a winged Victory.

Place

via del Campanile, Careggine

Iscription

For the defense
of the right of justice of freedom
in the war
MCMXV-MCMXVIII
romanamente caddero
sulle frontiere d’Italia
Zerbini Domenico
Cassettari Alberto
Vagli Federico
Rossi Francesco Di Ambrogio
Pierotti Lino
Bertolotti Innocenzo
Rossi Francesco Di Egidio
Bonini Giocondo
Poli Roberto In Prigionia
Ciambelli Vittorio
Tardelli Gustavo
Poli Aladino
Togni Adolfo
Sui Campi Di Francia
Conti Aptavano
best blood for your victory you did not have homeland glory! Glory!

Date of realization

The tombstone, realized in the twenties, has been inaugurated in the first after war period.

Customer

The tombstone has been ordered by a town committee, probably born in the first after-war period.

Author

The work has been realized by the sculptor Fausto Mancini.

Bibliography

  • PULITI MARIASTELLA, Monumenti ai caduti in Garfagnana. Guerra ‘15-’18. scheda su Careggine.

Information

Municipality: Common of Careggine
Recommended season: all the season
Location: always opened
Entrance: free
Address: via del Campanile, Careggine
District/Location: Careggine
District: Garfagnana
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