Transport IX

  • Transport date: 12/09/1942
  • Departure from Dossin: 1000
  • Survivors: 30

Stories
Betty Marx and daughter Ruth Tobias

Betty Marx and daughter Ruth Tobias

Betty Marx and Moses Tobias were both born in Germany. They married and had one child: Ruth Tobias. After Betty and Moses divorced, Betty and her daughter Ruth moved to Belgium. They were arrested on September 11, 1942 during the third anti-Jewish raid in Antwerp. Betty and Ruth were deported and didn’t survive the war.

Family Sluis-Zeelander

Family Sluis-Zeelander

Marcus Sluis was a diamond cutter and Adela Zeelander also came from a diamond worker family. Together they had three children: Sara, Clara and Filip. The Sluis-Zeelander family was deported to Auschwitz-Birkenau via different transports (III, IX and XXI). None of them survived the war.

Willem Kuit and Sophia Parijs

Willem Kuit and Sophia Parijs

Willem Kuit lived as a diamond worker alternately in Belgium and the Netherlands. In 1923 Willem married Sophia Paris and they both moved to Belgium. The couple was deported on different transports from the Dossin Barracks in Mechelen to Auschwitz-Birkenau. Willem on transport IX and Sophia on transport XI. They did not survive the war.

Family Fryling-Rozenes

Family Fryling-Rozenes

The Fryling-Rozenes family was arrested in the only major raid in Brussels during the night of 3 to 4 September 1942. Sender Bynem, Chaja Terna and their children Samuel and Claire were deported with transport IX from the Dossin Barracks in Mechelen to Auschwitz-Birkenau. None of the family survived the war.

Chaim Miler

Chaim Miler

Chaim Miler came from a large family. He was deported on transport IX which stopped in Kosel. He got off and was selected for forced labor. Chaim died in Buchenwald a few months before the end of World War II.

Henry Rappaport

Henry Rappaport

An Austrian Jew who came to Belgium in 1932 and lived in Antwerp at 49 Somersstraat.

Rywka Rajsbaum and her daughter Mirjam Rosenblum

Rywka Rajsbaum and her daughter Mirjam Rosenblum

These Polish Jews were 36 and 13 years old respectively when they were deported.

The Kac-Charenzowska family

The Kac-Charenzowska family

The Kac-Charenzowskas lived on Rue de Nancy in Brussels.

The families Szwarcbort-Skoczylas and Lewkowicz-Szmulewicz

The families Szwarcbort-Skoczylas and Lewkowicz-Szmulewicz

Malka Chaja Skoczylas, was a Polish Jew. She lived alone with her three children at 44 Rue de Mérode in Brussels. Another family of Polish Jews lived in the same house. These were Abram Lewkowicz, his wife, their daughter and their son.

Ozyasz Schmidt and Helena Lea Lamm

Ozyasz Schmidt and Helena Lea Lamm

Ozyasz Schmidt, a 32-year-old diamond cleaver, and Helena Lea Lamm, a 28-year-old PE teacher, married in 1938, were both of Polish Jewish origin and had come to Belgium before the First World War.