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Albertus Swaalep

Borgerhout, – Sobibor,

Reached the age of 11 years



Jacob Swaalep and his family

Jacob Swaalep, also known as Jaak, was diamond worker by profession. At the beginning of the war he was unemployed and was therefore sent to one of the Jewish labour camps in the east of the Netherlands. In June 1941 he fell ill. Being an amateur cyclist he cycled all the way back to Amsterdam. There he was taken to a hospital, where he died of meningitis. He is buried at the Jewish cemetery at Di…

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