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Jo Theo Wallig

Amsterdam, – Midden-Europa,

Reached the age of 19 years

Occupation: Office clerk



The fate of Jo Theo Wallig.

Jo Theo Wallig was born 30 March 1924 in Amsterdam as the 3rd child in the family of Daniel Wallig and Rachel Mok. His eldest brother Rudolph Daniel survived the Shoah. His siblings Alexandrine Jacqueline and Henri Edward have been killed during the Holocaust, just as Jo Theo himself. His father Daniel Wallig passed away in Amsterdam 24 August 1940 but also his mother Rachel Mok was killed in Sobi…

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About Jo Theo Wallig

By establishing the date of death of Jo Theo Wallig the official date is maintained as stated after the war by the Dutch Department of Justice.

In a document, which was a protocol of an on-site inspection conducted by Polish judicial authorities in March 1946 at the former camp of Blechhammer and at the mass burials site in the forest near the camp, another date of death for Jo Theo Wallig is men…

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Details of Jo Theo Wallig's death and burial

Jo Theo Wallig died on 11 May 1943 in Blechhammer camp and is burried in a common grave at the Community Cemetery in Opole - Polwies, Poland

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The Kozel period.

The period between 28 August till 12 December 1942 was known as the so-called “Kozel-period”. Named as such, as a number of transports with deported Jews from Belgium, France and Holland were stopped at Kozel station, about 80 km west from Auschwitz, where the Germans unloaded men who were suitable to work in the surrounding camps in the region. Those who remained in the train, were send on to Aus…

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De "Bollebrief".

In de zomer van 1942 kwam het “stempel Bolle” in omloop, dat de naam droeg van de algemene secretaris van de Joodse Raad en een dekking moest verschaffen aan belangrijke personen; het vermocht overigens deze secretaris zelf niet te vrijwaren voor een betrekkelijk vroegtijdige wegvoering, Van 30 Juli 1942 is een door deze Bolle ondertekende circulaire bewaard gebleven, die de plaatselijke hoofd…

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