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Unauthorized Salvadoran citizenship certificate issued to Jules Greilsheimer (b. April 29, 1890 in Friesenheim), his wife Karoline (nee Schlesinger) Greilsheimer (b. April 23, 1905 in Flehingen) and daughters Elfriede (b. June 11, 1931) and twins Lore and Edith (b. March 13, 1934 in Mosbach) by George Mandel-Mantello, First Secretary of the Salvadoran Consulate in Switzerland and sent to his residence in Amsterdam.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 86963

Unauthorized Salvadoran citizenship certificate issued to Jules Greilsheimer (b. April 29, 1890 in Friesenheim), his wife Karoline (nee Schlesinger) Greilsheimer (b. April 23, 1905 in Flehingen) and daughters Elfriede (b. June 11, 1931) and twins Lore and Edith (b. March 13, 1934 in Mosbach) by George Mandel-Mantello, First Secretary of the Salvadoran Consulate in Switzerland and sent to his residence in Amsterdam.

The whole family Greilsheimer plus grandfather had fled to Holland. They were already in Westerbork when the document came. Eventually they were all deported and murdered in Auschwitz. Baby boy Isbert Isaak Greilsheimer was born in Westerbork, the son of Rabbi Julius Greilsheimer and Karolina Schlessinger. He 'died on 15 July 1943 in Westerbork transit camp and he was cremated on 16 July 1943. The urn with his ashes was placed on the Jewish cemetry in Diemen.

Date
1943 December 16
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Enrico Mandel-Mantello
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Record last modified: 2013-10-16 00:00:00
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