Josef Obert

This is not a returned cross, Josef was one of several victims of influenza at the POW camp in 1918.

Location: Orford Museum, Orford Castle, Orford, Suffolk IP12 2ND

Details on Cross

Hier ruht in Gott
P.O.W. Josef Obert
C. No.19606
Gest 28.11.18

Reverse reads:
Ruhe sanft


Here rests in God
P.O.W. Josef Obert
C. No. 19606
Died 28.11.18

Reverse reads:
Rest in peace

Further information:

East Anglian Daily Times (Weblink)

Orford Museum (Weblink)

Information courtesy of Andy Pritchatt