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St Sigismund parish
05-507 Słomczyn
85 Wiślana Str.
Konstancin deanery
Warsaw archdiocese, Poland

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Martyrology of the clergy — Poland

XX century (1914 – 1989)

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surname

FENGLER

surname
versions/aliases

FANGLER, FEGLER

forename(s)

Stanisław

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function

diocesan priest

creed

Latin (Roman Catholic) Churchmore on
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diocese / province

Gniezno and Poznań archdiocese (aeque principaliter)more on
www.archpoznan.pl
[access: 2012.11.23]

Military Ordinariate of Polandmore on
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[access: 2014.12.20]

date and place of death

04.05.1942

KL Dachau - MunichGermany (Bavaria) – Austria

alt. dates and places of death

16.06.1942 (KL Dachau „death certificate” date)

KL Dachauconcentration camp
today: Dachau, Upper Bavaria reg., Bavaria state, Germany

more on
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[access: 2016.05.30]

details of death

Chaplain of the Polish Army during Polish–Russian war of 1920.

After German and Russian invasion of Poland in 09.1939 and start of the II World War, after start of German occupation, arrested by the Germans on 26.08.1940.

Jailed in Gniezno and next taken to Szczeglin transit camp.

On 29.08.1940 transported to KL Sachsenhausen concentration camp.

Next on 14.12.1940 taken to KL Dachau concentration camp.

Finally from there — totally exhausted — transported in a so‑called „invalid transport” towards TA Hartheim Euthanasia Center where was to be murdered in a gas chamber.

Did not reach the destination — prob. died during the first stage of the trip to TA Hartheim, on the way to Munich, and there dragged out of the truck and incinerated in city crematorium.

cause of death

extermination: gassing in a gas chamber

perpetrators

Germans

date and place of birth

02.11.1886

Wonieśćtoday: Śmigiel gm., Kościan pow., Greater Poland voiv., Poland
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presbyter (holy orders)/
ordination

22.01.1911 (Gnieznotoday: Gniezno urban gm., Gniezno pow., Greater Poland voiv., Poland
more on
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)

positions held

1928 – 1939

parish priest {parish: Sokolnikitoday: Mieleszyn gm., Gniezno pow., Greater Poland voiv., Poland
more on
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[access: 2021.12.18]
, St Stanislaus the Bishop and Martyr; dean.: Janowiectoday: Janowiec Wielkopolski, Janowiec Wielkopolski gm., Żnin pow., Kuyavia–Pomerania voiv., Poland
more on
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}

1925 – 1928

parish priest {parish: Kaczkowotoday: Rydzyna gm., Leszno pow., Greater Poland voiv., Poland
more on
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[access: 2021.12.18]
, St Martin, the Bishop and Confessor; dean.: Krobiatoday: Krobia gm., Gostyń pow., Greater Poland voiv., Poland
more on
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[access: 2021.07.18]
}

1917 – 1925

vicar {parish: Środatoday: Środa Wielkopolska, Środa Wielkopolska gm., Środa Wielkopolska pow., Greater Poland voiv., Poland
more on
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[access: 2021.06.20]
, main parish Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary; dean.: Środatoday: Środa Wielkopolska, Środa Wielkopolska gm., Środa Wielkopolska pow., Greater Poland voiv., Poland
more on
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[access: 2021.06.20]
}

1914 – 1917

curatus/rector/expositus {parish: Wieleńtoday: Wieleń gm., Czarnków/Trzcianka pow., Greater Poland voiv., Poland
more on
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, Blessed Virgin Mary of the Assumption; church: Drawskotoday: Drawsko gm., Czarnków/Trzcianka pow., Greater Poland voiv., Poland
more on
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[access: 2021.05.20]
, Sacred Heart of Jesus; dean.: Czarnkówtoday: Czarnków gm., Czarnków/Trzcianka pow., Greater Poland voiv., Poland
more on
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[access: 2021.06.20]
}

1912 – 1914

vicar {parish: Potarzycatoday: Jarocin gm., Jarocin pow., Greater Poland voiv., Poland
more on
en.wikipedia.org
[access: 2021.05.06]
, Exaltation of the Holy Cross; dean.: Borek Wielkopolskitoday: Borek Wielkopolski gm., Gostyń pow., Greater Poland voiv., Poland
more on
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[access: 2021.05.06]
}

1911 – 1912

vicar {parish: Palędzie Kościelnetoday: Mogilno gm., Mogilno pow., Kuyavia–Pomerania voiv., Poland
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, St Martin the Bishop and Confessor and St Stanislaus the Bishop and Martyr; dean.: Rogowotoday: Rogowo gm., Żnin pow., Kuyavia–Pomerania voiv., Poland
more on
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[access: 2021.07.18]
}

1911

vicar {parish: Gromadnotoday: Wyrzysk gm., Piła pow., Greater Poland voiv., Poland
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, St James the Great the Apostle; dean.: Łobżenicatoday: Łobżenica gm., Piła pow., Greater Poland voiv., Poland
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[access: 2021.06.20]
}

chaplain {Polish Army}

comments

The urn containing the ashes of the victim — the body was prob. cremated at Germ. Ostfriedhof (Eng. Eastern cemetery) in Munich — is being kept in Am Perlacher Forst cemetery, at place known as Germ. Ehrenhain I (Eng. „Remembrance Grove nr 1”), in Munich (marked as urn no K3977)

others related in death

ANDRZEJEWSKIClick to display biography Adam Leon, ARTKEClick to display biography Bronislaus Walerian, BALCERZAKClick to display biography Feliks, BĄCZEKClick to display biography Jan, BĄKClick to display biography Jan, BERENTClick to display biography Leopold Edward, BIAŁASClick to display biography Paweł Józef, BIOLYClick to display biography Piotr, BOMBICKIClick to display biography Gustaw Jan, BORCZUCHClick to display biography Jan (Bro. Anthony), BRUSKIClick to display biography Jan, BRYJAClick to display biography Franciszek, BRYLClick to display biography Jan, BRZEZIKClick to display biography Ignacy, BRZUSZCZYŃSKIClick to display biography Henryk Lucjan, BUTKIEWICZClick to display biography Bronislaus, CESARZClick to display biography Jan, CHABOWSKIClick to display biography Wincenty, CHOROSZYŃSKIClick to display biography Boleslaus, CHWIŁOWICZClick to display biography Aurelius, CHWIŁOWICZClick to display biography Marian, CZAJKOWSKIClick to display biography Marian, CZAPSKIClick to display biography Ryszard Tadeusz, CZARNECKIClick to display biography Wincenty, CZEMPIELClick to display biography Józef Mateusz, DAHLKEClick to display biography Franciszek Ksawery, DOMAGALSKIClick to display biography Leon, DOMAŃSKIClick to display biography Grzegorz, DOWNARClick to display biography Stefan, DRELOWIECClick to display biography Franciszek, DUSZCZYKClick to display biography Władysław, DWORNICKIClick to display biography Walenty, DYBIZBAŃSKIClick to display biography Jan Lambert, DZIADZIAClick to display biography Feliks, DZIEGIECKIClick to display biography Jan Władysław, DZIKOWSKIClick to display biography Jan Michał, ELJASZClick to display biography Wincenty, FALKOWSKIClick to display biography Wiktor Franciszek, FIEWEGERClick to display biography Teofil, FIJAŁKOWSKIClick to display biography Adam, FISCHBACHClick to display biography Jan Henryk, FORMANOWICZClick to display biography Leon Marian, GAŁCZYŃSKIClick to display biography Stefan Józef, GARWOLIŃSKIClick to display biography Wacław, GĄSOWSKIClick to display biography Jan

murder sites
camps (+ prisoner no)

TA Hartheim: In Germ. Tötungsanstalt TA Hartheim (Eng. Killing/Euthanasia Center), in Schloss Hartheim castle in Alkoven village in Upper Austria, belonging to KL Mauthausen–Gusen complex of concentration camps, as part of „Aktion T4”, the victims — underdeveloped mentally — were murdered by Germans in gas chambers. In 04.1941 Germans expanded the program to include prisoners held in concentration camps. Most if not all religious from KL Dachau were taken to Hartheim in so called „transports of invalids” (denoted as „Aktion 14 f 13”) — prisoners sick and according to German standards „unable to work” — from KL Dachau concentration camp (initially under the guise of a transfer to a „better” camp).
Note: The dates of death of victims murdered in Schloss Hartheim indicated in the „White Book” are the dates of deportations from the last concentration camp the victims where held in. The real dates of death are unknown — apart from c. 49 priests whose names were included in the „transports of invalids”, but who did arrive at TA Hartheim. Prob. perished on the day of transport, somewhere between KL Dachau and Munich, and their bodies were thrown out of the transport and cremated in Munich. The investigation conducted by Polish Institute of National Remembrance IPN concluded, that the other victims were murdered immediately upon arrival in Schloss Hartheim, bodies cremated and the ashes spread over local fields and into Danube river. In order to hide details of the genocided Germans falsified both dates of death (for instance those entered into KL Dachau concentration camp books, presented in „White Book” as alternative dates of death) and their causes. (more on: en.wikipedia.orgClick to attempt to display webpage
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Aktion T4: German euthanasia program, systematic murder of people mentally retarded, chronically, mentally and neurologically ill — „elimination of live not worth living” (Germ. „Vernichtung von lebensunwertem Leben”). In a peak, in 1940‑1, c. 70,000 people were murdered, including patients of psychiatric hospitals in German occupied Poland. From 04.1941 also mentally ill and „disabled” (i.e. unable to work) prisoners held in German concentration camps were included in the program — denoted then as „Aktion 14 f 13”. C. 20,000 inmates were then murdered, including Polish catholic priests held in KL Dachau concentration camp, who were murdered in Hartheim gas chambers. The other „regional extension” of Aktion T4 was „Aktion Brandt” program during which Germans murdered chronically ill patients in order to make space for wounded soldiers. It is estimated that at least 30,000 were murdered in this program. (more on: en.wikipedia.orgClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2014.10.31]
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KL Dachau (prisoner no: 22676): KL Dachau in German Bavaria, set up in 1933, became the main concentration camp for Catholic priests and religious during II World War: On c. 09.11.1940, Reichsführer–SS Heinrich Himmler, head of the SS, Gestapo and German police, as a result of the Vatican's intervention, decided to transfer all clergymen detained in various concentration camps to KL Dachau camp. The first major transports took place on 08.12.1940. In KL Dachau Germans held approx. 3,000 priests, including 1,800 Poles. They were forced to slave at so‑called „Plantags”, doing manual field works, at constructions, including crematorium. In the barracks ruled hunger, freezing cold in the winter and suffocating heat during the summer. Prisoners suffered from bouts of illnesses, including tuberculosis. Many were victims of murderous „medical experiments” — in 11.1942 c. 20 were given phlegmon injections; in 07.1942 to 05.1944 c. 120 were used by for malaria experiments. More than 750 Polish clerics where murdered by the Germans, some brought to Schloss Hartheim euthanasia centre and murdered in gas chambers. At its peak KL Dachau concentration camps’ system had nearly 100 slave labour sub–camps located throughout southern Germany and Austria. There were c. 32,000 documented deaths at the camp, and thousands perished without a trace. C. 10,000 of the 30,000 inmates were found sick at the time of liberation, on 29.04.1945, by the USA troops… (more on: en.wikipedia.orgClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2016.05.30]
)

KL Sachsenhausen (prisoner no: 29912): In KL Sachsenhausen concentration camp, set up in the former Olympic village in 07.1936, hundreds of Polish priests were held in 1940, before being transported to KL Dachau. Some of them perished in KL Sachsenhausen. Murderous medical experiments on prisoners were carried out in the camp. In 1942‑4 c. 140 prisoners slaved at manufacturing false British pounds, passports, visas, stamps and other documents. Other prisoners also had to do slave work, for Heinkel aircraft manufacturer, AEG and Siemens among others. On average c. 50,000 prisoners were held at any time. Altogether more than 200,000 inmates were in jailed in KL Sachsenhausen and its branched, out of which tens of thousands perished. Prior to Russian arrival mass evacuation was ordered by the Germans and c. 80,000 prisoners were marched west in so‑called „death marches” to other camps, i.e. KL Mauthausen–Gusen and KL Bergen–Belsen. The camp got liberated on 22.04.1945. After end of armed hostilities Germans set up there secret camp for German prisoners and „suspicious” Russian soldiers. (more on: en.wikipedia.orgClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2018.11.18]
)

Szczeglin: Transit and labour camp, operational from 01.10.1939 till 15.09.1940. Germans kept there approx. 4,600 Poles before transporting them to concentration camps. Among others on 29.08.1940 Germans sent from Szczeglin 188 Polish priests to KL Sachsenhausen concentration camp. Approx. 150 of those held in Szczeglin were murdered — some in the camp itself, the others in an execution site in Świerkowice forest. (more on: www.dsh.waw.plClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2013.06.23]
)

26.08.1940 arrests (Warthegau): As part of strategy formulated by the Gaulaiter of German‑occupied Wartheland, Artur Greiser, implementing „Ohne Gott, ohne Religion, ohne Priesters und Sakramenten” — „without God, without religion, without priest and sacrament” — policy, hundreds of Polish priests were arrested on this day. They were jailed, together with priests arrested previously and held in Ląd on Warta river camp, among others, in Szczeglin transit camp n. Mogilno. Three days later all were transferred to KL Sachsenhausen concentration camp.

Ribbentrop-Molotov: Genocidal Russian–German alliance pact between Russian leader Joseph Stalin and German leader Adolf Hitler signed on 23.08.1939 in Moscow by respective foreign ministers, Mr. Vyacheslav Molotov for Russia and Joachim von Ribbentrop for Germany. The pact sanctioned and was the direct cause of joint Russian and German invasion of Poland and the outbreak of the II World War in 09.1939. In a political sense, the pact was an attempt to restore the status quo ante before 1914, with one exception, namely the „commercial” exchange of the so–called „Kingdom of Poland”, which in 1914 was part of the Russian Empire, fore Eastern Galicia (today's western Ukraine), in 1914 belonging to the Austro–Hungarian Empire. Galicia, including Lviv, was to be taken over by the Russians, the „Kingdom of Poland” — under the name of the General Governorate — Germany. The resultant „war was one of the greatest calamities and dramas of humanity in history, for two atheistic and anti–Christian ideologies — national and international socialism — rejected God and His fifth Decalogue commandment: Thou shall not kill!” (Abp Stanislaus Gądecki, 01.09.2019). The decisions taken — backed up by the betrayal of the formal allies of Poland, France and Germany, which on 12.09.1939, at a joint conference in Abbeville, decided not to provide aid to attacked Poland and not to take military action against Germany (a clear breach of treaty obligations with Poland) — were on 28.09.1939 slightly altered and made more precise when a treaty on „German–Russian boundaries and friendship” was agreed by the same murderous signatories. One of its findings was establishment of spheres of influence in Central and Eastern Europe and in consequence IV partition of Poland. In one of its secret annexes agreed, that: „the Signatories will not tolerate on its respective territories any Polish propaganda that affects the territory of the other Side. On their respective territories they will suppress all such propaganda and inform each other of the measures taken to accomplish it”. The agreements resulted in a series of meeting between two genocidal organization representing both sides — German Gestapo and Russian NKVD when coordination of efforts to exterminate Polish intelligentsia and Polish leading classes (in Germany called Intelligenzaktion, in Russia took the form of Katyń massacres) where discussed. Resulted in deaths of hundreds of thousands of Polish intelligentsia, including thousands of priests presented here, and tens of millions of ordinary people,. The results of this Russian–German pact lasted till 1989 and are still in evidence even today. (more on: en.wikipedia.orgClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2015.09.30]
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Polish-Russian war of 1919—21: War for independence of Poland and its borders. Poland regained independence in 1918 but had to fight for its borders with former imperial powers, in particular Russia. Russia planned to incite Bolshevik–like revolutions in the Western Europe and thus invaded Poland. Russian invaders were defeated in 08.1920 in a battle called Warsaw battle („Vistula river miracle”, one of the 10 most important battles in history, according to some historians). Thanks to this victory Poland recaptured part of the lands lost during partitions of Poland in XVIII century, and Europe was saved from the genocidal Communism. (more on: en.wikipedia.orgClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2014.12.20]
)

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, arolsen-archives.orgClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2019.05.30]

bibliograhical:, „Martyrology of the Polish Roman Catholic clergy under nazi occupation in 1939‑1945”, Victor Jacewicz, John Woś, vol. I‑V, Warsaw Theological Academy, 1977‑1981, „Register list of the Polish prisoners' transport to KL Sachsenhausen on 29.08.1940”, thanks to Ms Catherine Maciejak kindness, private correspondence, 03.01.2019, „Urns kept at the Am Perlacher Forst cemetery — analysis”, Mr Gregory Wróbel, curator of the Museum of Independence Traditions in Łódź, private correspondence, 25.05.2020,
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