- View Source--- In Kresy-Siberia@yahoogroups.com, "richardwieksza" <springwoodeng@...> wrote:
> my father, Henryk Wieksza, was also deported from Kresy to Kazakhstan.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kartaly
> He was taken by train [...]
> to work on a train line between Akmolinsk and Kartaly. We have
> never been able to locate where this was.
> You mention `station 91' , was this a place, an area ?My bet is this was a passing loop on a single-track line in the middle of nowhere. Such names were (are?) not uncommon on Russian & Soviet railways.
On the Soviet railway map I have (dated 1971) , there are quite a few locations named 'Razjezd NN' (razjezd = passing loop) between Kartaly and Celinograd (the then name of Akmolinsk). There are Razjezd 90 and Razjezd 93 near the Akmolinsk end of the section, and three named stations between those two. Its possible that of the intermediate passing loops got 'promoted' to a proper station :-)
- View SourceBasia,Good luck with your search!You can find details of Jozef, born 1915, father Jozef here:This refers you to the Polish Army Central Archive, CAW, who will have details of the first three entries. I'd email them with full details of your father, these references and ask for copies of any papers they have. They are very good at responding, but it does take some months. Don't forget to provide them with a postal address. Whilst you're at it why not ask for your grandfathers records?email CAW at: caw@...JanuszUK----- Original Message -----From: BasiaSent: Tuesday, April 03, 2012 12:51 PMSubject: [Kresy-Siberia (est.2001)] IntroductionMy name is Basia Zielinska, I live in Sydney and have very recently become aware of the group.I am seeking information about my father Jozef Zielinski who was interned in Siberia before 1942.I only know from stories that he was in Siberia and I want to find out as much information as I can.My father died when I was 10 years old so my information about him is scant though I do have his soldier's book from England, and there is a bit of information there about him, post 1942I also have a few photos, one is particularly intriguing, a group of soldiers which may be interesting to other members.I look forward to setting this search in motion and look forward to instructions from members, which may help me.Kind regardsBasia Zielinska--