In Blagoveshchensk will bury the remains of those killed in the Russo-Japanese war

© RIA Novosti / Igor Alienability in fotobounce the city of Blagoveshchensk. Archival photoIn Blagoveshchensk will bury the remains of those killed in the Russo-Japanese war© RIA Novosti / Igor Ajankohtaista the image Bank

The remains of citizens of the Russian Empire, fallen and died in the war with Japan of 1904-1905, reburied Tuesday in Blagoveshchensk in the Amur region, reports the Department of information and mass communications of the Russian defense Ministry.

The remains were previously zahoroneni on a former Russian military fraternal Orthodox cemetery when the station Gozzadini Chinese Eastern railway — now the village of Gozzadini in Jilin province of the PRC. In Blagoveshchensk the remains reburied in the newly created military-the memorial section of the municipal cemetery. The remains were found in 2014 and may 30, 2016 delivered to Blagoveshchensk.

«As a result of the conducted researches experts of the Amur Bureau of forensic medicine established that the remains belong to at least 75 people of Caucasian race, aged between 25 to 60 years. Among them 74 men and one woman. Unfortunately, identification of individual remains was not possible», — stated in the message.

Studies have shown that military cemetery at station Gozzadini is not the first place of burial of the remains. Here in 1910, a Commission under the leadership of major-General Sergey Dobronravov were reburied the remains of Russian soldiers from cemeteries in the city district of siping (Sipiri), road No. 84 and No. 85 Chinese Eastern railway.

As noted in the defense Ministry, the available documents indicate that in 1910 (after reburial in other cemeteries) the cemetery when the station was buried Gozzadini 320 citizens of the Russian Empire, explored by experts from the archival documents and other sources the names of 207 of them. The first set documented the burial period of the war with Japan of 1904-1905 was held on 24 February 1904.

«Then was buried Dmitry, son of a peasant of the province of Tobolsk, the Tobolsk district, village Orlovka Ershova Xenia Yakovlevna, three months old, died February 20, 1904 of pneumonia. According to available documents, the age of the buried here is the battalion commander of the 118th Shuisky regiment infantry Lieutenant Colonel Evdokimov Peter G., born in 1850, died 4 July 1905 from a gunshot wound in the abdomen received during the reconnaissance,» — said the Russian defense Ministry.

According to the Ministry, Russian military fraternal Orthodox cemetery when the station Gozzadini rested not only the natives of the territories that are now part of Russia (most of them), but those who were born and lived in territories now independent States – Ukraine, Belarus, Poland, Moldova, Georgia, Lithuania and Estonia.