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Herman Murray Furth

Montreal, – Amsterdam,

Reached the age of 11 years


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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The death of the family Herman Louis Furth

Herman Louis Furth was married with Mildred Giles and they had 2 children, Herman and Jack.

Furth moved to Canada and came back to the Netherlands around 1932 with his wife and children.  

On the 17th of May, 1940 they committed suicide.

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Spouse of Herman Louis Furth

Mildred Giles was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on 05 OCT 1904 as DAU of Henry Samuel GILES + Elizabeth TAYLOR

source: 1911 census Montreal

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