Gerda Suzanne Cohen-Bergmann

27 Years

Gerda Bergmann was born on 17 November 1915 in Birkenheim. The village is located in what is today a Russian enclave on the Baltic Sea between Poland and Lithuania with Kalingrad as its capital.

She met Paul Siegfried Cohen in the Labour Village and they married on 29 January 1940. On the occasion of their marriage they left the Werkdorp and went to live in Wieringerwaard. In the autumn of 1940 they left for Baarn. Reportedly, they moved here 3 times. Gerda was arrested on 3 October 1942 and transported to camp Westerbork. Paul Siegfried was already transported to the Conrad labour camp in Rouveen at the beginning of July 1942. He arrived in camp Westerbork on 5 October. They were both transported to Auschwitz on 16 February 1943, where Paul Siegfried was killed after two months and Gerda immediately upon arrival on 19 February 1943.   



Daughter of
  • Anna Bergmann-Reiszmann * 1878 in Heinersdorf (Gross Beeren) † 1943 in Treblinka and
    Albert Bergmann * 17-10-1878 in Gross Kackchen  (Birkenheim) † 1943 in Treblinka

Last address

Gross Kackschen (Birkenheim)

Last known residences in The Netherlands

  • 1938/1939
    Werkdorp Wieringen, Nieuwesluizerweg 42, Slootdorp (Wieringen)
  • 29-01-1940
    Wieringerwaard, Oostdijk E IIc
  • 29-10-1940
    Baarn, Nassaulaan 23
    Baarn, Zandvoortweg 16
  • 03-10-1942
    Deportation to Camp Westerbork Barrack 63
  • 16-02-1943
    Deportation to Auschwitz