Dr Gerhard Walter Wander

Dr Gerhard Walter Wander

Birth
Germany
Death 22 Jan 1945 (aged 41)
Amsterdam, Amsterdam Municipality, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Burial Loenen, Apeldoorn Municipality, Gelderland, Netherlands
Plot C-167
Memorial ID 121667527 · View Source
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Gerhard Walter Wander was besides a Wehrmacht officer also an attorney. He was stationed in the Netherlands and was an aid of Hans-Georg Calmeyer.
Gerhard Walter was born in Escherninken,and was attorney with Generalkommissariat für Verwaltung und Justiz. He helped Jews and the Dutch resistance with papers and intelligence. He deserted form the German Forces and joined the Dutch Resistance. He was shot when attempting to escape arrest in Amsterdam. Gerhard was buried January 27nd,1945 at Nieuwe Oosterbegraafplaats Amsterdam without gravemarker. (Plot 84-79). Reburied March 17th,1948 at the German Warcemetery Ysselsteyn, the Netherlands. (Plot CV-1-20) Reburied May 15th,1962 at the Dutch Honor Cemetery in Loenen, the Netherlands. (Plot C-167).
Righteous Commemorated with the Yad Vashem Tree of Honor. Date of Recognition: January 23th,1975.


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  • Created by: Fred
  • Added: 13 Dec 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 121667527
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Gerhard Walter Wander (16 Jul 1903–22 Jan 1945), Find a Grave Memorial no. 121667527, citing Loenen Military Cemetery, Loenen, Apeldoorn Municipality, Gelderland, Netherlands ; Maintained by Fred (contributor 46792340) .