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The Righteous Among The Nations


Personal Information

Last Name: Benders
First Name: Johan
Date of Birth: 01/07/1907
Date of death: 06/04/1943
Rescuer's fate:
  • imprisoned
  • tried/interrogated
  • murdered
  • Cause of Death: SUICIDE
    Nationality: THE NETHERLANDS
    Gender: Male
    Profession: HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER
    Benders Johan
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    Place during the war:
  • Amstelveen Scheweg, Detention Site
  • Amsterdam, Noordholland, The Netherlands
  • Rescue Place: Amsterdam, Noordholland, The Netherlands
    Rescue mode:
  • Hiding
  • Providing forged documents
  • File number: File from the Collection of the Righteous Among the Nations Department (M.31.2/7510)

    Commemoration

    Date of Recognition: 27/03/1997
    Righteous Commemorated with Tree/Wall of Honor: Wall of Honor
    Ceremony organized by Israeli diplomatic delegation in: The Hague, Netherlands
    Wall of Honor #12
    Wall of Honor #12

    Rescued Persons

    Polak, Lore
    Wijnberg, Rosalie
    Wijnberg, Katie
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