Date added: 2014-11-2 Eugenia (Piotuch) Smolnicki / New Zealand

/ Smolnicka_Lost will to livem then got Pelagra / PL

Eugenia’s health just kept getting worse and worse, and she was ready to give up completely. Then the lady who had lead her group out of Russia appeared, and told her she had been looking everywhere for her. This gave her the boost she needed to begin to regain her health. But then she was diagnosed with Pelagra, and went to hospital for the next 9 months.

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Author of memoirs

Eugenia Piotuch Smolnicki

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  • Place of Birth: Nowogródzkie
  • Place of residence in 1939: Nowogródzkie / Lachowicze
  • Deportations and repressions: Camp was named Połoniewica located in Szarynski region /
  • Military experience: - - 
  • Other wartime circumstances: Orphanages: Pahiatua, New Zealand; Known as a Dom Dziecka in Wabkend, near Buchara, Uzbeckistan, USSR

    Civilian Camp in the Middle East: Esfahan
    1942-1944: Lived in Red Cross children's homes in Teheran and Isfahan. Camps in Middle East included 'Pahlevi', 'Teheran' and 'Isfahan'
  • Place of residence after 1945.: New Zealand / Pahiatua

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