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Monument to the Fallen in Olonets expedition

Monument to the Fallen in Olonets expedition

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Monument to the Fallen in the Finnish War of Independence and in the Olonets Expedition was unveiled in Antrea (from the 1948 – Kamennogorsk) on October 5, 1919. It was designed by Vyborg architect Väinö Keinänen. The inscriptions on the monument says:

”For the Fatherland and the Nation they gived their lives”

and

”Honour to the God who gave the victory and freedom”

Among others, the name of the Jäger Captain Toivo Kuisma can be read on the monument. He was the General Staff Officer in the headquarters of the Olonets expedition, was fatally wounded on June 27, 1919 in Vidlitsa and died on his way to the hospital.

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