Anselm Adolph Friedländer

20 Years

Anselm Adolph Friedländer was born on 19 July 1920 in Hamburg. At 18 years of age, he flees Nazi Germany in early November 1938 and goes straight to Wieringermeer. In the Werkdorp he works as an apprentice electrician. He leaves the Werkdorp at the beginning of 1940.

He came to live with the Dingfelder family at 2 Tintoretto Street. After five months he moved to the Lehmann family on Euterpestraat (now Gerrit van der Veenstraat) in Amsterdam. 

A year later he was arrested. He belonged to the June group, the work thieves who were rounded up during the second major razzia in Amsterdam on 11 June 1941 and deported to Mauthausen via Schoorl camp in a group of 300 Jews. There they had to perform forced labour in stone quarries and/or undergo medical experiments. Anselm was killed there immediately upon arrival, on 25 June 1941.

In October 1941, his parents were put on a transport from Hamburg to the Litzmannstadt (Lodz) ghetto. Anselm’s father was murdered in July 1942. His mother was murdered immediately upon arrival.



Son of

  • Jeanette Friedländer-Ruben * 28-09-1899 in Hamburg † 25-10-1941 in Litzmannstadt (Lodz) and
  • Raphael Ludwig Friedländer * 27-06-1892 in Hamburg † 09-07-1942 in Litzmannstadt (Lodz)

Last address

Hamburg-Rotherbaum, Durchschnitt 1

Last known residences in The Netherlands

  • 05-11-1938
    Werkdorp Wieringen, Nieuwesluizerweg 42, Slootdorp (Wieringen)
  • 02-01-1940
    Amsterdam, Tintorettostraat 2-II (fam. Nathusius)
  • 04-06-1940
    Amsterdam, Euterpestraat 71-hs (fam. Cahn)
  • 11-06-1941
    Arrested at the second raid  in Amsterdam and deported to Durchgangslager Schoorl
  • 22-06-1941
    Deportation to Mauthausen