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surname

MATUSZEWICZ

forename(s)

Anthony (pl. Antoni)

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function

diocesan priest

creed

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

diocese / province

Kamianets diocese
more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2013.05.23]

academic distinctions

Theology MA

date and place of death

10.05.1936

SLON labour camp
Solovetsky Islands, Solovetsky reg., obw. archangielski, Russia

details of death

During I World War chaplain of the Russian army. Twice arrested by the Russians — in 1924 and 1927 — but soon released. Finally arrested on 19/20.01.1930 (according to some sources arrested in 1929). Jailed in Kharkiv and next in Kiev where on 10‑12.05.1930 in group trial of Catholic priests sentenced to 10 years of slave labour (according to some sources sentenced on 19.01.1930). On 26.05.1930 sent to Yaroslav on Volga river prison. In 05.1931 transported to Solovetsky Islands concentration camp. There perished, probably suffering from tuberculosis.

cause of death

extermination: exhaustion and disease

perpetrators

Russians

date and place of birth

1886

Kryvoshiyntsi
Winnica obl., Ukraine

alt. dates and places of birth

Krzywoszewicze
Ukraine

presbyter (holy orders)/
ordination

1911

positions held

1920–1929 — parish priest {parish: Dunajowce; dean.: Kamianets–Podilskyi}, also ministering in the parishes of Zaleśce
parish priest {parish: Zvanchik}
parish priest {parish: Uszyca}
1918–1920 — parish priest {parish: Derażnia Podolska; dean.: Letychiv}
1911–1915 — vicar {parish: Płoskirów}, also the chaplain of the chapel in Maćkowce
till c. 1911 — student {Sankt Petersburg, Imperial Roman Catholic Spiritual Academy (1842‑1918)}
student {Zhytomyr, philosophy and theology, Theological Seminary}

others related in death

BIENIECKI Joseph, BORECKI Stanislaus, KARPIŃSKI Joseph, KASPRZYKOWSKI Stanislaus, KOBEĆ Anthony, KOWALSKI Joseph, KRUMMEL Joseph, KUROWSKI Anthony, MADERA Peter, MARKUSZEWSKI Albin, MIODUSZEWSKI Joseph, PIETKIEWICZ Adolph, PROKOPOWICZ Theodore, STRONCZYŃSKI Victor, STRUSIEWICZ Nicholas, SZYMAŃSKI Vaclav, TUROWSKI Maximilian, ŻMIGRODZKI Joseph

murder sites
camps (+ prisoner no)

Solovetsky Islands: Solovetsky Special Purpose Camp SLON (ros. Солове́цкий ла́герь осо́бого назначе́ния) — Russian concentration camp and forced labour camp, on Solovetsky Islands, in operation from 1923 and initially founded on the site of famous former Orthodox monastery. Functioned till 1939 (in 1936‑9 as a prison). In 1920 the largest concentration camp in Russia. Place of slave labour and murder of hundreds of mainly Christian, including Catholic, priests, especially in 1920s and 1930s. The concept of future Russian slave labour concentration camps system Gulag its beginnings prob. can trace to camps of Solovetsky Islands — from there spread to the camps along Belamor canal (Baltic Sea — White Sea), and from there to all regions of Russian state. From the network of camps on Solovetsky Islands — also called Solovetsky Archipelago — Alexander Solzhenitsyn prob. formed his famous term of „Gulag Archipelago”. It is estimated that tens to hundreds of thousands prisoners were held in Solovetsky Islands camps. In 1937‑8 c. 9.500 prisoners were brought out of the camp and murdered in a number of execution sites, including Sandarmokh and Lodeynoye Polye, including many Catholic priests. (more on: pl.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.05.09])

Gulag: Network of Russian slave labour concentration camps. At any given time up to 12 mln inmates where held in them, milions perished. (more on: pl.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.05.09], en.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.05.09])

Jaroslav on Volga river: Harsh Russian prison for political prisoners — so‑called polit–isolator — where dozens of catholic priest were held by the Russians, mainly in 1930s, before sending them to Solovetsky Islands concentration camp.

Trial of 10—12.05.1930: Group trial of c. 30 Polish Catholic priests, one of a series of trials of Polish Catholic priests ministering in Ukraine, by a so‑called „Troika OGPU”, a Russian murderous kangaroo court that took place in Kiev. Most of the priest were sentences to years of slave labour in concentration camps and subsequently sent first to Yaroslav on Volga river prison and next to Solovetsky Island concentration camp. At least 18 did not return perishing in Russian concentration camps, places of mass executions or being deported to the east.

Kiev (Lyukyanivska): Russian political prison in Kiev run by criminal NKVD. (more on: en.wikipedia.org [access: 2014.09.21])

Kharkiv (prison): Russian criminal prison where in the 1930s a number of Catholic priests were held prior to being sent to Russian concentration camps.

sources

personal:
przegladpolskopolonijny.files.wordpress.com [access: 2014.12.20], biographies.library.nd.edu [access: 2014.12.20], exercises.comxa.com [access: 2016.03.14], www.pan-ol.lublin.pl [access: 2014.12.20]
bibliograhical:
„Fate of the Catholic clergy in USSR 1917‑39. Martyrology”, Roman Dzwonkowski, SAC, ed. Science Society KUL, 2003, Lublin
original images:
www.russiacristiana.org [access: 2014.12.20], ipn.gov.pl [access: 2019.02.02]

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