First Belsen Trial  Ignatz Schlomowicz/Schlomowitz/Schlomoivicz

Date Of Birth : 17/12/1918
Place Of Birth : Vienna, Austria
Position Within Bergen-Belsen : Blockältester
Comments :
Trial : First Belsen Trial
Trial Location : 30 Lindenstraße, Lüneburg 17 September - 17 November 1945
Trial Defendent Number : 30
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Brief History

Originally a shop salesman, he was forced to emigrated to Hungary when Germany annexed Austria.

Unable to obtain a permit in Hungary he was sent to Yugoslavia where the police sent him to the Austrian border.

He travelled across Austria, Germany, Belgium and Holland with the help of the Jewish community.

September 1939 arrested by the Dutch police and handed over to the Gestapo in Emmerich.

November 1939 he was imprisoned in Oranienburg.

July 1941 transferred to Groß-Rosen.

September 1942 transferred to Auschwitz and worked in the Monowitz Buna IG factory.

September 1944 transferred to Lauenhütte.

January 1945 evacuated to Hannover, via Mauthausen.

08 April 1945 transferred to Bergen-Belsen.

Caught Typus shortly after the liberation

17 September 1945. Stands trial at the 'Trial of Josef Kramer and Forty Four others' at 30 Lindenstraße, Lüneburg. Charged with Count 1.

17 November 1945. Acquitted at the trial.

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