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Deserved: Konstantin Dobrilović with recognition

Konstantin Dobrilović from Vienna was decorated with the cross of the leader George Stratimirović, who escorted the remains of General Stratimirović from the Viennese cemetery to his last resting place in Sremski Karlovci.

“Convinced of selfless service to God and the Serbian Orthodox Church and its people throughout Serbian lands and diasporas, as well as selfless perseverance in the values ​​of Saint Sava’s spirituality and ideas of pan-Serbian unity, and especially in recognition of loyalty and significant contribution to witnessing values ​​and preserving traditions. of Serbian Vojvodina, we decorate Konstantin Dobrilović with the Cross of the leader Đorđe Stratimirović “, it is stated in the decree that the Center for the Development of Šajkaška awarded to Dobrilović with the cross. The decree was issued with the blessing of the Bishop of Srem, Vasilije, and with the consent of the Stratimirović family from Kulpin.

Dobrilović, who was once a student of the seminary in Sremski Karlovci, did a lot in Austria to unite the two countries and two peoples, but also for the Serbian Orthodox Church. When the relics of the Serbian leader needed to be transferred, he decided to help.

– I had the honor to see off the leader Stratimirović from Vienna and meet him in Karlovci – Dobrilović said briefly for “Vesti”.

At the same time, he adds, he had the opportunity to see Bishop Justin, his school friend, in Serbia.

The remains of General George Stratimirovic, the commander of the Serbian volunteers from Sajkaska, who won the most important Serbian victory over the more numerous and better equipped Hungarian army on June 12, 1848, were buried in Sremski Karlovci on Monday with the highest military honors.

The remains, as “Vesti” reported, were stored in the monastery of the Presentation of the Most Holy Mother of God, and were transferred from Vienna, where Stratimirović was buried in 1908. This fulfilled the last wish of the general, which he expressed just before his death in his memoirs “Memories”.

Source: Vesti online by www.vesti-online.com.

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