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Tombstone in memory of the fallen partisans in the old cemetery of Užgiriai village


A tombstone in this place was secretly buried by comrades in 1948. March 28 Telšiai aps. Žarėnų vls. Irtogano k. in memory of Benediktas Milašius-Lėkarsta, the commander of the Žarėnai company of the Šatrija national team of the Samogitian district, who died in the fighting, Eugenija Jazdauskaitė-Danutė, the national team liaison officer, and the partisan Antanas Urbonavičius.

Built by the relatives of the partisans who died during the Soviet era.

Photo by A. Beresnevičius, 2003
Source genocid.lt