German Death Announcement
In pious, prayerful memory of the virtuous young man Lorenz Lechner, cottager's [?] son from Aschbach, soldier in the 3rd Bavarian Infantry Regiment, 3rd Company, who, on 11 May 1917, after 27 months of combat activity and at the age of 21 years, suffered a hero's death for the Fatherland in an assault.
Your grave is in distant enemy country
It's a difficult pain for us,
But take this word as our pledge:
Your grave will not be forsaken.
Every evening, when the bells hum
Our spirit will move there lovingly
And prayerfully and with pious mind
Strew flowers of devotion on your hero's grave.
|Date||May 11, 1917|
|Year Range from||1917|
|Year Range to||1917|
World War I
Death & burial