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Isaak Hilversum

Amersfoort, – Auschwitz,

Reached the age of 37 years

Occupation: Porter



The fate of Isaak Hilversum and his family.

Isaak Hilversum, born in Amersfoort on 21 November 1905, was a son of Levie Hilversum and Branca Nabarro. He was born into a family with in total eleven children. One little brother and a little sister have died at a very young age and one sister survived the Holocaust. All other siblings and Isaak him self, as well both his parents, were killed in the Shoah.

Isaak married 20 June 1928 in Amsterda…

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Details of Isaak Hilversum's death and burial

Isaak Hilversum died on 11 October 1943 in Blechhammer camp and is burried in a common grave at the Community Cemetery in Opole - Polwies, Poland

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Isaak Hilversum and his family

In addition, a Jokos file (number 15447) on this family is at the Amsterdam Municipal Archive. Access is subject to authorization from the Stichting Joods Maatschappelijk Werk.

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About Isaak Hilversum

By establishing the date of death of Isaak Hilversum 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 Isaak Hilversum is m…

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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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