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Kev in Deva

The Military Ghosts of Bellu Cemetery, Bucharest

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Hallo Gents, :beer:

I spent a few hours, recently in the military section of Bellu Cemetery in Bucharest.

These images show some of the occupants:-

GENERAL DE CORPS DE ARMATA GHEORGHE FLORESCU 1879 - 1955.

Kevin in Deva. :beer:

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Also on the same monument:-

COl. MAG. RADU M. IONESCU 1897 - 1946.

GENERAL MEDIC Dr. Gh. IONESCU 1906 - 1981.

MARIN M. IONESCU. elve lic Militar (Student at Military School) 1903 - 1919

Kevin in Deva. :cheers:

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P. SIMIONESCU, Veteran 1858 - 1911.

Close-up of Medal Bar:-

1. Romanian Military Virtue Cross.

2. 1877 Crossing theDanube Cross.

3. Imperial Russian Medal for the War of 1877-78 against Turkey.

4. Unknown, possibly a Russian award.

Kevin in Deva. :jumping:

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Some monuments while not carrying a picture have interesting items added:-

CAPTAIN PETRE N. GEORGHESCU

AVOCAT - CRAIOVA.

Died in the fighting at ARGES

30th OCT. 1917

The Plaques were placed on the grave by a Veterans Society

post WW1:-

SOC. CUTUL EROILOR.

Kevin in Deva :cheers:

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GENERAL CORNESCU GHEORGHE (Middle)

Mort Pentru Patria 1920.

and

CAPTAIN CORNESCU GHEORGHE 1930. (right)

and

CORNESCU CONSTANTIN 1921 (left)

Interstingly enough the General is wearing a British Distinguished Service Order on the end of his medal bar :speechless1:

Kevin in Deva :jumping:

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Close-up of the Generals Medals.

Unknown Neck Order.

1. Romanian Order "MIHAI VITEAZU" (Michael the Brave).

2. Romanian Order of the Star of Romania.

3. Imperial Russia -

5. British Distinguished Service Order.

Kevin in Deva. :cheers:

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GENERAL DUMITRESCU OSTCEANU

Died on the 11th April 1925.

Holder of the Romanian Order of "MIHAI VITEAZU".

Kevin in Deva. :cheers:

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MAIOR FARMAGIST GHENCIU CONSTANTIN

Died on the 27th of March 1901, Aged 50.

Close up of Medal bar:-

1. Romanian Order of the Star of Romania.

2. Romanian Order of the Crown of Romania. (Civil award)

3. Romanian Crossing the Danube 1877 Cross.

4. Romanian Victory Medal for the Independance War of 1877.

5. Officers Service Medal for either 18 or 25 years service.

Kevin in Deva. :cheers:

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CAPITIN - DOCTOR NICULAE GRANCIA.

Cavaler Al Ordinelor Steaua Romaniei

Si TACOVA Razboiu.

Born 1851 - Died 1891.

Close-up of the Medal bar:-

Kevin in Deva. :cheers:

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