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Jacques Barentz

Amsterdam, – Midden-Europa,

Reached the age of 25 years

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About Jacques Barentz

By establishing the date of death of Jacques Barentz 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 Jacques Barentz is me…

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The fate of Jacques Barentz.

Jacques Barentz was as the only son of Elkan Barentz and Jetje van Thijn born 14 June 1918 in Amsterdam. He was unmarried and lived at home with his parents, who moved at some point in the thirties from the Mesdaglaan 30 to Oude Amersfoortseweg 13 in Hilversum. Presumably Jacques and his parents have lived there till 1941/1942, till they were ordered by the German authorities to move to Amsterdam …

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Details of Jacques Barentz's death and burial

Jacques Barentz died on 21 August 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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