concerning mass executions and mass graves

Township: Wola Pawłowska
Commune: Pawłowice
District: Iłża
Voivodeship: Kielce

1. Date and place of execution.

On 31 December 1943, in the fields of the Czekarzewice village, Tarłów commune,

Iłża district.

2. Type of execution.


3. Personal data of the murdered victims.

Poles, Jews, foreigners: Poles

How many people were murdered: 6 people

The victims were brought in from: The place of their residence, that is one from

the Ostrów hamlet, Pawłowice commune,

and 5 from the village of Wola Pawłowska,

Pawłowice commune.

Surname, age, occupation, address:

1) Lucjan Cwintal, 23 y. old, tailor, resident of Wola Pawłowska
2) Marian Kowalski, 23 y. old, ‘’
3) Jan Jakubowski, 31 y. old, shoemaker, ‘’
4) Jan Kowalski, 23 y. old, farmer, ‘’
5) Stanisław Fulara, 25 y. old, farmer, ‘’
6) Stanisław Stasiek, 32 y. old, farmer, “
4. Is it known what the victims were accused of, whether the execution was carried out in retaliation, etc.?

The victims were accused of arms possession.

5. Who carried out the execution (gendarmes, Gestapo men, SS men, policemen, the Wehrmacht)?

The execution was carried out by Schutzpolizei.

6. Are the surnames of the perpetrators known? (Give the surnames).

The execution was headed by a Schutzpolizei commandant, Sergeant Grube.

7. Were the corpses burnt or destroyed otherwise (where)?

The corpses were recovered by the families of the executed and transferred to the

Roman Catholic cemetery in Pawłowice, where they were then buried.

8. Where were the corpses buried (provide the exact location)?

Cf. 7 above.

9. Description of the place of burial (graves, dimensions, estimated number of victims buried in one grave).

The corpses were buried in single graves of ordinary type and standard dimensions.

10. Were the corpses exhumed, were they officially reinterred (report)? If “yes” to the latter, then where?

Cf. 7 above.

11. Are there any grounds for conducting their exhumation in the future?


On 1 October 1945, the contents of the above questionnaire were officially certified by Stefan Stępień, the head of Pawłowice commune, with the Municipal Court in Lipsko nad Wisłą.