Tombstone Tuesday – Lilija Margareta Bērziņa, 1917-1919

In this series, I am providing pictures of tombstones from Latvian cemeteries, all with death dates prior to 1945. I do not have any further information on the people mentioned.

Inscription: “Še dus izdzisusi zvaigznīte” (Here sleeps an extinguished star – though poetically speaking, probably “fallen star” works better)

Name: Lilija Margareta Bērziņa, born May 6, 1917, died August 1, 1919.

Location: Meža kapi (“Forest Cemetery”), Rīga.

Transcription is in modern orthography. Photo taken by me, April 2012.

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