ZAWADKA MOROCHOWSKA WAR MEMORIAL
NOTES by Justin Kirk Houser: The following names appear on a monument on the site of Zawadka Morochowska, woj. Podkarpackie, Poland. The monument is located in the old parish cemetery where several delineated trenches mark mass graves of the victims.
The abbreviation "ks." (father) designates a priest.
*** BEGIN TEXT OF MONUMENT *** [In Ukrainian and Polish] Memorial to the Victims of the Totalitarian System Village Zavadka Morokhivska [Ukr] / Zawadka Morochowska [Pol] Here 73 of its inhabitants were killed 25 January, 28 March, 13 April [Ukr] / 14 April [Pol] 1946 [Names and ages given on the monument in Ukrainian are as follows:] [Dates of death are presumed to be 25 January 1946 unless otherwise given. Differences in names and ages, and supplemental information from a report later circulated by the UPA, are given in brackets. This report frequently listed the specific injuries and brutalities inflicted on each victim, which are not reproduced here. Some additional family information from Justin Kirk Houser's research is also given in brackets.] Bilas, Kateryna, 50 [age 60] Bilas, Pelaheia, 50 [Melania; age 50] Bilas, Eva, 38 [age 30; mother or grandmother of Jerzy Bilas, who has written much about Zawadka] Bilas, Teodor, 65 Bilas, Ivan, 48 [age 46; 28 March] Bilas, Mariya, 38 [age 33] Bilas, Sophia, 7 Bilas, Kateryna, 9 Bilas, Ivan, 36 Bilas, Teodor, 40 [28 March] Bonchak, Osyp Bonchak, Mariya Bonchak, Kateryna, 11 [wife of Osyp] Bonchak, Dmytro, 50 [brother of Ivan] Bonchak, Ivan [brother of Dmytro] Hrynio, Ivan [age about 76; son of Dmytro and Anastasia Hrynio] Bonchyk, Volodymyr, 18 [possibly 13 April; possibly the older brother of Stefan Bonczak who lived in Mokre ca. 1998] Dobrianskiy, Mykola Dobrianskiy, Vasyl, 35 [28 March] Dobrianskiy, Volodymyr, 15 [13 April] Dobrianskiy, Ivan, 22 [13 April] Dudynchak, Osyp, 40 Dydynchak, Anastaziya, 40 Izdebska, Kateryna, 6 months Izdebska, Eva Izdebskiy, Mykhailo Izdebskiy, Petro Izdebskiy, Nestor Kereleyza, Mariya, 41 [born in the United States; wife of Ivan] Kereleyza, Anna, 16 [daughter of Ivan and Mariya] Kereleyza, Kateryna, 15 [daughter of Ivan and Mariya] Kereleyza, Dmytro, 48 Kereleyza, Ivan, 42 [13 April; born in the United States; a wealthy resident who kept an oil-mill] Kereleyza, Yaroslav Schurkalo, Yakym [age 40; 28 March] Rofychak, Volodymyr [age 18; 13 April] Klemchyk, Anna Klemchyk, Mykhailo, 28 [Klepchyk; 28 March] Kmatchyk, Dmytro [Klemchyk] Kozlyk, Kateryna Kozlyk, Anna Kozlyk, Eva Kozlyk, Stepan, 18 [28 March] Maksym, Andriy, 70 [age 50] Maksym, Mariya Maksym, Anastaziya Maksym, Stepan, 10 Maksym, Kateryna, 4 Maksym, Anna, 1 Nechysta, Anna [age 45] [wife of Hryhoriy (George) Nieczysty, 1899-1982, of Pottsville, Pa.] Nechysta, Kateryna, 20 [daughter of (George and) Anna] Nechystiy, Mykhailo [28 March; age 38] Nechysta, Kateryna Nechysta, Sofia, 8 Nechysta, Mariya, 6 Nechystiy, Taras, 3 [age 7] Nechysta, Mahdalyna, 17 Nechystiy, Andriy [brother of Ivan] Nechystiy, Ivan [brother of Andriy] Nechystiy, Mykhailo, 38 [father of a number of the children] Nechystiy, Senko, 3 [13 April] Tomash, Kateryna Tomash, Mariya [son of Kateryna] Tomash, Anna [daughter of Kateryna] Tomash, Stepan [son of Kateryna] Tsyhanyk, Vasyl [survived 3 weeks after being shot] Tsyhanyk, Kateryna [mother of Vasyl] Tsyhanyk, Ivan Masliuk, Ivan, 46 [28 March] Masliuk, Mykola, 26 [28 March; son of Ivan] Masliuk, Teodor, 25 [28 March; son of Ivan] Masliuk, Orest, 27 [13 April] Zhadorsky, Nestor, 40 [Total: 73 names] Sources: http://www.lemko.org/gazeta/Gazeta32901_3.html http://www.lemko.org/lih/depo1.html http://pl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zawadka_Morochowska http://pl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zbrodnie_w_Zawadce_Morochowskiej http://www.przegladprawoslawny.pl/articles.php?id_n=1293&id=8 Correspondence on the construction of the monument provided by gmina Zagorz
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