Transport XVI

  • Transport date: 31/10/1942
  • Departure from Dossin: 999
  • Survivors: 49

Stories
Family Sztainke-Zandlowicz

Family Sztainke-Zandlowicz

Thanks to the kind women Balthus and Allard, the children are able to go into hiding in the Fraiture castle and survive the war.

The Sztokfisz family

The Sztokfisz family

The boy was 13 in August 1942, his mother 38. There were three other children, Isaac, 2, Oskar, 8, old and Charlotte, 10, in this family of Polish Jews.

Erika Pichler, ca. 1938, her older sister Minna, her mother Adela Unger and her father Israel Pichler

The Pichler-Unger family

This family of Austrian German Jews had settled in Schaerbeek, near Brussels, in July 1938.

The Wolfowicz family

The Wolfowicz family

Pessa Wolfowicz and Moses Händel were Polish Jews living in Vienna, where they married in 1932. Towards the end of 1937 they emigrated to Antwerp before the Anschluss of Austria.

The Potaszewicz family

The Potaszewicz family

Szmul Potaszewicz, a Polish Jew, arrived in Belgium in 1923. Marie Zawadzka joined him a year later. In 1925, their daughter, Juliette, was born in Charleroi.

Ludwig Posener

Ludwig Posener

Kurt Friedrich Posener was a German Jew who had sought refuge in Brussels shortly after the Kristallnacht on 9 November 1938. His son, Ludwig, then aged 12, came with him.

The Brand family

The Brand family

Baruch Brand and his wife, Ita Berger, were Polish Jews who had settled in Antwerp. Their daughter, Augusta Suzanna, was born in December 1938.

The Klein-Leszczynski family

The Klein-Leszczynski family

Both Polish Jews, Israel Klein, who emigrated in 1928, and Laja Leszczynski in 1931, were both from Berlin. Their son, Alfons, was born in Antwerp in 1932.