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Josef Mrosowska * 1944
Essener Straße 54 (Hamburg-Nord, Langenhorn)
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Josef Mrosowska, born on 8.2.1944 in Hamburg, died on 19.3.1944
Essener Street 54 (formerly camp Tannenkoppel, Weg 4, also called "Tarpenbek = Forced labor camp of the armaments industry in Hamburg Langenhorn)
Josef Mrosowska was born in Hamburg on February 8, 1944. His mother Genofeva Mrosowska, née Schlonk, born on Sept. 20, 1920 in Gortschonak near Wolodymyr-Volynsk, was of Roman Catholic faith. She was deported from Ukraine by the Hamburg Labor Office together with 71 other women and 10 men as "Gesindekräfte" (servants) "free of charge" (for the employers) with Transport No. 34 of May 6, 1942 from Wolodymyr Wolynak.
In Hamburg-Reitbrook she had to perform forced labor for Otto Meyer, Reitbrook 54. In the labor registration card index, she is listed as a "foreigner subject to authorization" and "agricultural worker" since May 21, 1942. The following year she became pregnant.
On the day of the birth of her child, she was admitted to the Finkenau Women's Clinic, Hamburg-Uhlenhorst. Eighteen days after giving birth, on February 26, 1944, she returned with her son Josef to employer Otto Meyer, Reitbrook 54.
A short time later Josef was taken to the "Ostarbeiterlager", Weg Nr. 4, Hamburg-Langenhorn. It is not known whether he came there alone or together with his mother. Josef had to spend the short time of his life in this forced labor camp. The nutritional and living conditions were completely inadequate for him.
Josef died there on March 19, 1944 at 6:45 pm. In the death notice of the police chief, signed "i. A. Hillmann L. A.", according to "official investigations", without stating a doctor, the cause of death is given as "intestinal catarrh" (inflammation of the intestines).
Josef was 1 month and 11 days old.
On March 30, 1944, he was buried in the Ohlsdorf cemetery, grave location: Q 39, row 2, no. 5. At the end of 1959, the grave was levelled together with at least 146 graves of children of forced laborers in area Q 39. Only eight of the graves had their remains moved to area Z 35 and four to area Bp 74. On July 7, 1959, Josef's remains were placed in the collective grave Z 35, row 8, no. 36 together with those of three unknown deceased. A gravestone with his name and date of birth and death engraved on it still commemorates him.
Translation by Beate Meyer
Stand: March 2022
© Margot Löhr
Quellen: Standesamt Hamburg 6, Geburtsregister 465/1944 Josef Mrosowska; StaH 131-1 II, 518 Listen der während des Zweiten Weltkrieges in Hamburg verstorbenen und beigesetzten ausländischen Zivilarbeiter, S. 75, S. 266; StaH 332-5 Standesämter, 9951 u. 481/1944 Josef Mrosowska; StaH 332-8, A 48 Alphabetische Meldekartei der Ausländer 1939–1945; Archiv Friedhofsverwaltung Ohlsdorf Buch D, S. 82/245; ITS Archives, Bad Arolsen, Copy of Krankenhausliste Frauenklinik Finkenau 220.127.116.11 / 70646056, Geburtsurkunde 18.104.22.168 / 77010099 Josef Mrosowska, Sterbeurkunde 22.214.171.124 / 77095300 Josef Mrosowska, Genofeva Mrosowska Doku 126.96.36.199 / 76643871, 0.1 / 60437792, 0.1 / 62629552, DE ITS 188.8.131.52 HA 001 7 RUS ZM/70643869-72; http://www.zwangs arbeit-in-hamburg.de, eingesehen 17.2.2016; Archiv Friedhofsverwaltung Ohlsdorf, Beerdigungsregister 1944.