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Herdenk Salomon Meijer

Salomon Meijer

Amsterdam, – Amsterdam,

Reached the age of 60 years

Occupation: Sales representative


Under the pressure of the circumstances.

It is still an extremely sensitive topic: suicide during the Second World War. Historians have not known what to do with it for a long time. What is the place of suicide bombers in war history?

Remarkably little has been written on this subject and there seems to be no list of names or memorial books at all. The Digital Monument ( offers a place where relatives, sometimes for …

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partner & ouders

Salomon was weduwnaar van
Francina de Jong (1865-1939) waarmee hij op 16-04-1924 in Amsterdam trouwde.
Hij was een zoon van
Simon Andries Meijer (1835-1923) &
Schoontje van Dijk (1833-1918)

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About the death of Salomon Meijer

Salomon Meijer committed suicide on the 20th of May, 1940 by hanging on at the Albert Cuypstraat 222a in Amsterdam.

Meijer was a representative in parquet floors and was burried on the Jewisch cemetery in Muiderberg.  

Source: : Lucas Ligtenberg, “Mij krijgen ze niet levend” Uitgeverij Balans 2017, ISBN 978 94 600 3845 7

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Address & residents


Nuring home 'Brandon'

Daniël Willinkplein 29 II, Amsterdam Today this street is called: Victorieplein

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