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05-507 Słomczyn
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Warsaw archdiocese, Poland

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surname

BĄCZKOWSKI

forename(s)

Bernard

forename(s)
versions/aliases

Edward

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function

diocesan priest

creed

Latin (Roman Catholic) Churchmore on
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diocese / province

Culm (Chełmno) diocesemore on
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[access: 2012.11.23]

honorary titles

Ad Honores Spiritual Counselor

date and place of death

31.10.1939

Igłytoday: neighborhood in Chojnice, Chojnice urban gm., Chojnice pow., Pomerania voiv., Poland
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alt. dates and places of death

01.11.1939

details of death

During German occupation (Prussian partition of Poland) while at secondary school a member of Polish clandestine self–education organization Pomeranian Philomaths.

After German and Russian invasion of Poland in 09.1939 and start of the World War II arrested by the Germans on 25.10.1939.

Jailed in Chojnice prison.

On 31.10.1939 transported to Pola Igielskie and murdered.

cause of death

mass murder

perpetrators

Germans

date and place of birth

09.08.1884

Kartuzytoday: Kartuzy gm., Kartuzy pow., Pomerania voiv., Poland
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presbyter (holy orders)/
ordination

21.03.1909 (Pelplintoday: Pelplin gm., Tczew pow., Pomerania voiv., Poland
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)

positions held

1934 – 1939

parish priest {parish: Łągform.: Łęg
today: Czersk gm., Chojnice pow., Pomerania voiv., Poland

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, Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary; dean.: Czersktoday: Czersk gm., Chojnice pow., Pomerania voiv., Poland
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}

till 1934

deputy dean {dean.: Chełmnotoday: Chełmno urban gm., Chełmno pow., Kuyavia–Pomerania voiv., Poland
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}

1927 – 1934

parish priest {parish: Chełmnotoday: Chełmno urban gm., Chełmno pow., Kuyavia–Pomerania voiv., Poland
more on
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, main parish Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary; dean.: Chełmnotoday: Chełmno urban gm., Chełmno pow., Kuyavia–Pomerania voiv., Poland
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[access: 2021.07.25]
}

c. 1929

membership {Pelplintoday: Pelplin gm., Tczew pow., Pomerania voiv., Poland
more on
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[access: 2021.05.06]
, Lat. „Consilium a Vigilantiae” (Eng. „Committee on Morals”), Diocesan Curia}

1921 – 1927

parish priest {parish: TczewNowe Miasto neighborhood
today: Tczew urban gm., Tczew pow., Pomerania voiv., Poland

more on
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, St Joseph; dean.: Tczewtoday: Tczew urban gm., Tczew pow., Pomerania voiv., Poland
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}

1916 – 1921

curatus/rector/expositus {parish: Tczewtoday: Tczew urban gm., Tczew pow., Pomerania voiv., Poland
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, Exaltation of the Holy Cross; church: TczewNowe Miasto neighborhood
today: Tczew urban gm., Tczew pow., Pomerania voiv., Poland

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, St Joseph; dean.: Tczewtoday: Tczew urban gm., Tczew pow., Pomerania voiv., Poland
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}

till 1916

vicar {parish: Tczewtoday: Tczew urban gm., Tczew pow., Pomerania voiv., Poland
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, Exaltation of the Holy Cross; dean.: Tczewtoday: Tczew urban gm., Tczew pow., Pomerania voiv., Poland
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}

vicar {parish: Wejherowotoday: Wejherowo gm., Wejherowo pow., Pomerania voiv., Poland, Holy Trinity; dean.: Wejherowotoday: Wejherowo gm., Wejherowo pow., Pomerania voiv., Poland}

vicar {parish: Wałdowotoday: Sępólno Krajeńskie gm., Sępólno Krajeńskie pow., Kuyavia–Pomerania voiv., Poland
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, St Matthew the Apostle and the Evangelist}

vicar {parish: Lichnowytoday: Chojnice gm., Chojnice pow., Pomerania voiv., Poland
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[access: 2022.01.28]
, St Hedwig of Silesia}

vicar {parish: Gdańsktoday: Gdańsk city pow., Pomerania voiv., Poland
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[access: 2021.07.04]
}

1909 – 1931

membership {Toruńtoday: Toruń city pow., Kuyavia–Pomerania voiv., Poland
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[access: 2021.06.20]
, scientific society}

till 1909

student {Pelplintoday: Pelplin gm., Tczew pow., Pomerania voiv., Poland
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, philosophy and theology, Theological Seminary}

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others related in death

DYSARZClick to display biography Gerard, KLAMANClick to display biography Paul, MAŃKOWSKIClick to display biography Joseph, MARCHLEWSKIClick to display biography Paul Peter, PAKALSKIClick to display biography Albin, PRISSClick to display biography Francis, STAWICKIClick to display biography Boleslaus, ZAWADZIŃSKIClick to display biography Julian

murder sites
camps (+ prisoner no)

Igielskie Fields: In „Death Valley” n. Chojnice, as part of extermination of the Polish intelligentsia in Pomerania called „Intelligenzaktion” — in 1939, from 20.10.1939 till 12.1939 Germans murdered approx. 500 inhabitants of Chojnice and surrounding villages — mainly representatives of local intelligentsia and patients of the Chojnice psychiatric institute, branch of Kocborowo institute, during „AktionT4” — Germ. „Vernichtung von lebensunwertem Leben” (Eng. „elimination of live not worth living”) extermination program. The victims — among them c. 9 Catholic priests — had to line up over the shooting ditches, take of their coats and jackets. Shots were fired at the back of their heads and bodies fell down themselves onto the ditches. In 01.1945 Germans murdered there additional 1,000–1,300 victims. (more on: pl.wikipedia.orgClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2012.11.23]
)

Chojnice: In a correctional facillity for minors Germans set up in 1939 and 1940 a prison for Poles from Chojnice county. Most of the prisoners, including c. 215 mentally ill children, were exterminated — as a part of „Intelligenzaktion” aimed at extermination of Polish intelligentsia and ruling classes in Pomerania — in a nearby execution site in Pola Igelskie. In 1941‑3 transit camp for Poles destine for slave labour in Germany. (more on: www.sdnchojnice.plClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2013.12.04]
)

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.orgClick to attempt to display webpage
[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. 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]
)

Pomeranian Philomaths: Secret societies of Polish youth, aiming at self–education, patriotic in form and content, functioning 1830‑1920, mainly in secondary schools — gymnasia — in Pomerania around Vistula river (Gdańsk Pomerania and Chełmno county), in Prussian–occupied Polish territories (one of the partitions of Poland). On 08.01.1901 Germans conducted a series of interrogations of students at Chełmno, Brodnica and Toruń gymnasiums. On 09‑12.09.1901 the first of court trials of Polish students from those gymnasiums and students of Theological Seminary in Pelplin was held in Toruń. 1 person was sentenced to 3 months in prison, 1 to 2 months, 3 to 6 weeks, 7 to 3 weeks, 2 to 2 weeks, 19 to a week, 2 to 1 day, 10 were reprimanded. 15 were cleared. More definitive penalties were relegations from the schools with so‑called wolf’s ticket, forbidding sentenced students to continue secondary and higher studies in Prussia (Germany). Among those penalized were a few future Catholic priests — those were able to continue their education for the Chełmno diocese bishop, Bp August Rosentreter, refused to relegate students from Theological Seminary. (more on: pl.wikipedia.orgClick to attempt to display webpage
[access: 2018.11.18]
)

sources

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