Lavochne Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery Information

Country
Ukraine
Region
Lviv
District
Skole
Settlement
Lavochne
Site address
Lavochne Jewish Cemetery
GPS coordinates
48.80132,23.35780
Perimeter length
159 metres
Is the cemetery demolished
no
Type and height of existing fence
No fence
Preservation condition
Fenced and protected Jewish cemetery
General site condition
Unfenced Jewish cemetery. The cemetery is slightly overgrown. It requires clearing and fencing.
Number of existing gravestones
10
Date of oldest tombstone
1926
Date of newest tombstone
1930s
Urgency of erecting a fence
High
Land ownership
Municipality
Preserved construction on site
Drone surveys
No

Historical overview

Information on the cemetery’s establishment is unknown, but it was marked on a Russian map of 1939. It can be assumed that the cemetery was operating until WWII. There is no much information about the Jewish community of Lavochne. In 1921, 140 Jews lived in the village. On August 15, 1941, it was occupied by the Wehrmacht troops. On September 4, 1942,160 Jews of Lavochne were deported to the Belzec death camp.

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