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Roman Catholic 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

KINKA

forename(s)

Valerian (pl. Walerian)

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    Grave plaque, cenotaph?, parish church, Grabowo Kościerskie
    source: fotopolska.eu
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    Chapel-monument, Nowa Karczma
    source: www.nowakarczma.pl
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  • KINKA Valerian - Commemorative plaque, porch, Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary into Heaven cathedral, Pelplin, source: own collection; CLICK TO ZOOM AND DISPLAY INFOKINKA Valerian
    Commemorative plaque, porch, Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary into Heaven cathedral, Pelplin
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function

diocesan priest

creed

Latin (Roman Catholic) Church
more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.09.21]

diocese / province

Culm (Chełmno) diocese
more on: pl.wikipedia.org [access: 2012.11.23]

date and place of birth

13.12.1904

presbyter (holy orders)/
ordination

21.12.1929 (Pelplin)

positions held

parish priest of Grabowo Kościerskie parish (1935‑9), f. vicar of Trinity in Kościerzyna (1935), Chełmża, St Nicholas in Bydgoszcz parishes

date and place of death

05.11.1939

Skarszewy
Starogard Gdański Cou., Pomerania voiv., Poland

cause of death

mass murder

details of death

After German and Russian invasion of Poland in 09.1939 and start of the II World War arrested on 23.10.1939 by the Germans — on the same date Germans apprehended Fr Boniface Reszka from a neighboring parish (according to some sources arrested on 08.10.1939). Fate unknown — driven towards Skarszewy and prob. in Skarszewy vicinity murdered in one of the mass murder sites (according to one source on Jewish cemetery, in a group of 4 Poles, including Fr Reszka).

alt. dates and places of death

23.10.1939, 30.10.1939, 31.10.1939

Nowy Wiec
Starogard Gdański Cou., Pomerania voiv., Poland
Szpęgawski forest
Starogard Gdański Cou., Pomerania voiv., Poland

perpetrators

Germans

others related in death

DUNAJSKI Maximilian, KAJUT John, KŁOS Anthony, MAŁACHOWSKI Paul, RESZKA Boniface, RUCHNIEWICZ Hugh Joseph, SITKIEWICZ Bronislaus, SZUCA Bruno, WĘGIELEWSKI Anthony

murder sites
camps (+ prisoner no)

Skarszewy: In the forests around Skarszewy (in Mestwinowo forest, among others) in 10‑11.1939 Germans — prob. Einsatzkommando EK 16 unit — murdered approx. 400 Poles from Skarszewy region, in mass executions — as a part of „Intelligenzaktion” directed against Polish leading activists in occupied territories. (more on: pl.wikipedia.org [access: 2013.05.19])

Nowy Wiec: On 19‑22.11.1939 Germans, in a few mass executions carried out on the Wiecki's property in Nowy Wiec, murdered 68 Polish citizens from Skarszewy county and its vicinity. (more on: pl.wikipedia.org [access: 2013.01.06])

Szpęgawski forest: In Szpęgawsk forest Germans, as part of their „Intelligenzaktion” — extermination of Polish intelligentsia in Pomerania — between 09.1939 and 01.1940 in mass executions murdered 5,000‑7,000 Poles. Among them were c. 49 Catholic priests — all bar one from Starogard Gdański county, 30 from Culm diocese Curia and 5 from Pelplin. 1,692 psychiatric hospital patients in Kocborowo — in 15 mass executions starting from 22.09.1939 — part of „AktionT4”, i.e. Germ. „Vernichtung von lebensunwertem Leben” (Eng. „elimination of live not worth living”) extermination program, were also murdered there. The victims were brought from Starogard Gdański jail in trucks or buses with windows blackened at sunset or during the night. Transports avoided main roads. At murder site prisoners were forced to kneel at banks of the ditches and murdered by a shot to the back of the head. Wounded were finished off with rifle butts or buried alive. After II World War 39 mass graves were found. (more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2018.09.23])

Intelligenzaktion: (Eng. „Action Intelligentsia”) — extermination program of Polish elites, mainly intelligentsia, executed by the Germans right from the start of the occupation in 09.1939 till around 05.1940, mainly on the lands directly incorporated into Germany but also in the so‑called General Governorate where it was called AB‑aktion. During the first phase right after start of German occupation of Poland implemented as Germ. Unternehmen „Tannenberg” (Eng. „Tannenberg operation”) — plan based on proscription lists of Poles worked out by (Germ. Sonderfahndungsbuch Polen), regarded by Germans as specially dangerous to the German Reich. List contained names of c. 61,000 Poles. Altogether during this genocide Germans methodically murdered c. 50,000 teachers, priests, landowners, social and political activists and retired military. Further 50,000 were sent to concentration camps where most of them perished. (more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2018.09.23], en.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.10.04])

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. „The 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 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.org [access: 2015.09.30])

sources

personal:
spmierzeszyn.edupage.org [access: 2014.10.31], www.kpbc.ukw.edu.pl [access: 2014.10.04], www.straty.pl [access: 2015.04.18]
original images:
fotopolska.eu [access: 2018.03.25], www.nowakarczma.pl [access: 2014.10.31]

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