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Jacobs, Siegfried (Engels)

  • Born 28-11-1914 in Amsterdam.
  • Deceased 22-01-1943 in Auschwitz, Poland – 28 years.
  • Parents Samuel Jacobs, clerk, and Bella Reich.

Siegfried arrived in March 1941 from Hengelo as a farmhand with the ter Haar family at ‘de Koekoek’ in Hasselo no. 42, municipality of Weerselo. He was registered here at the same time as Rolf Rothmann until December 1942, but both probably left earlier and went into hiding. Max Windmüller had left this address one day before his arrival.

He was a Palestine-pioneer of the Deventer Association. Until the early 1930s he lived with his parents and younger brother in Amsterdam. The family then moved to The Hague, where his mother died in November 1936. A year later they moved to Choorstraat 30 in Utrecht and in November 1939 to 80 Van Limburg Stirumstraat in The Hague. He stayed from January 1940 to September 1940 at no. 141 in Almen near Gorssel. After that he lived again with his father and brother in The Hague.

In September 1942 his investigation was asked. This description referred to Jews who were in hiding.

Siegfried arrived in Westerbork transit camp on September 30, 1942. He was deported on November 6 at the Auschwitz concentration camp.

Holocaust victim, like his father and his brother Fritz.

Erve Koekoek

Erve Koekoek

All Palestine pioneers in the municipality Weerselo