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Levie Crost

Amsterdam, – Auschwitz,

Reached the age of 53 years

Occupation: Merchant



About Levie Crost.

By establishing the date of death of Levie Crostthe 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 Levie Crost is mentioned n…

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The fate of Levie Crost and his family.

Levie Crost was a son of Ephraim Crost and Bloeme Trompetter. He married 31 March 1920 in Zaandam Sophia Zegerius, a daughter of Meijer Hartog Zegerius and Duifje Lap. The couple had two children: Eduard and Max Louis.

Levie Crost was born into a family of seven children, of whom three children have survived the Holocaust. The other four, he himself, Esther, Rachel and Mozes have been killed durin…

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Levie Crost

Levie is een zoon van Ephraim Crost en Bloeme Trompetter. Hij trouwde maart 1920 met Sophia Zegerius (* 9-3-1894).


Eduard, 2 februari 1922
Max Louis, 27 oktober 1926

Het gezin Crost woonde langer dan 18 jaar op het adres Hoendiepstraat 21 I.

bron SAA archiefkaart Levie Crost

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Details of Levie Krost's death and burial

Levie Krost died on 21 July 1943 in Blechhammer camp and is burried in a common grave at the Community Cemetery in Opole - Polwies, Poland

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Levie Crost and his family

In addition, a Jokos file (number 20730) on this family is at the Amsterdam Municipal Archive. Access is subject to authorization from the Stichting Joods Maatschappelijk Werk.

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The Cosel period.

The period from 28 August to 12 December 1942 was known as the so-called Cosel period. Deportation trains  made a stopover at the freight station of Cosel, located 80 km west of Auschwitz. During that stop, boys and men who were considered fit for work by the Germans, were usually forcibly separated from their families and taken off the train and put to work in the surrounding labor camps of Upper

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In the vicinity of the village of Blechhammer there were a number of forced labor camps with a total of about 50,000 forced laborers. One of these camps was later transformed into concentration camp Blechhammer, an outlying camp of the concentration camp KZ Auschwitz III Monowitz. There the Oberschlesische Hydrierwerke made out gasoline of coal and was the largest forced labor camp of the "Organiz…

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