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Assies, Jans

Date of birth:
September 7th, 1888 (Een, the Netherlands)
Date of death:
January 30th, 1945 (Neuengamme/Hamburg, Germany)
Nationality:
Dutch (1815-present, Kingdom)

Biography

Jans Assies was married to Janatiena Donker and the father to four children among who was Markus Assies. Jans Assies worked as Wagenmeester with the RWI.

During the Second World War he served in the resistance and was arrested when involved in resistance activities on January 30th, by Landwachtcommandant Gerrit Hendrik Sanner.
Jans Assies was transferred to Concentrationcamp Neuengamme and died on January 30th, 1945 in a outpost in the harbor Hamburg-Veddel, presumably from illness or exhaustion.

After the war he was reinterred at the Gemeentelijke Begraafplaats at Veenhuizen, Gemeente Noordenveld, Drenthe in Plot A, Graf 237.

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