Postal Code: LV-5202
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Located along Varonju (Varoņu) in Ekabpils (Jēkabpils) Ekabpilsskogo (Jēkabpils rajons) Latvia (Latvija). The cemetery can be reached by train - direction of the Riga-Daugavpils (Rīga-Daugavpils) or Rezekne Riga (Rīga-Rēzekne): from the railway station Krustpils (Krustpils) go 300 meters to the south-east along Krustpils street, turn right and walk 75 meters in the south-west on the street Madonas (Madonas), cross it and go another 850 meters to the south-east along the street Varonju.
Military Cemetery is located on the southwest side of the Varonju street. The cemetery is surrounded by trees. There is a walkway from the northern to the southern entrance. In June 2007 the cemetery was overgrown with grass. Near the south entrance there were large piles of debris. In the south-eastern side of the cemetery there is a memorial stone, which is in poor condition and missing the commemorative plates. Within the cemetery there are an additional 120 commemorative plates marking mass graves. These plates are in fair condition. In addition, in the north-western side of the cemetery, there are three separate graves with tombstones. These tombstones are in fair condition
In Soviet times, patrons were: high school number 4, a sugar factory.
This information was translated from the website of The Russian Society in Latvia.
We would like to thank The Russian Society in Latvia and OBD MEMORIAL for this information.