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Herdenk Benjamin Jessurum Lobo

Benjamin Jessurum Lobo

Amsterdam, – Amsterdam,

Reached the age of 51 years

Occupation: Exporteur


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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Death of Benjamin Jessurum Lobo

Benjamin Jessurum Lobo committed suicide on the 15th of May, 1940, together with his wife Jeanette Theresia Maria van de Coolwijk.


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Benjamin Jessurum Lobo

Benjamin was een zoon van Samuel Jessurum Lobo (1857-1935) en Eleanor MacCarthy (1860-1907). Het gezin van Samuel en Eleanor kreeg in totaal 8 kinderen; David (1885-1909), Elisabeth (1886-1910), Charles (1887-1888), Benjamin, Karel (1890-1939), Jacques (1892-1971), Johan Raphael (1893-1978) en Margaretha (1896- ?).

Benjamin is op 05-11-1919 te Soerabaya in Indonesië getrouwd met Jeanette Theresia …

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