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Herdenk Marcus Gompes

Marcus Gompes

Frankfurt am Main, – Ermelo,

Reached the age of 74 years

Occupation: Merchant



About Marcus Gompes

Marcus (also known as Max) Gompes was a son of Abraham Gompes and Henriette Spitz.
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Max Gompes had served in the Dutch army in the Dutch East-Indies and had been decorated. He was a personal acquaintance of former prime minister Colijn.
Jeroen Thijssen, Het Verborgen Dorp. Ondergronds op de Veluwe 1943-1944 (Amsterdam, 2005), 97-99.

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Marcus Gompes and his family

Max Gompes and Kaatje Schoonhoed tried to find a hiding place in Arnhem, but none of their acquaintances was willing to accept them. A busker finally offered them a place to sleep, but there were no facilities to remain there. They stayed in guest houses at high prices and in the course of the days they lost their luggage. Eventually they ended up in a "village" of hidden persons in the forests of…

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