Herta S. Mayer (Spitzer) (1914 - 1993)

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Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Death: Died in Kfar Ruppin, Israel
Managed by: David Deutsch
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About Herta S. Mayer (Spitzer)

Herta completed, before the Holocaust, studies in registered nursing and married Erwin, the son of a successful family which owned a Viennese publishing and printing company. She was imprisoned in Theresienstadt Concentration Camp (Terezin), where she worked as a nurse in the Department of Ophthalmology at the start of the camp General Hospital (from 09/30/1942). She was released from the camp by Kasztner's train to Switzerland on 05.02.1945. Her father died (probably) before the war, and her husband died in Terezin. She came with her mother to Kfar Ruppin, Israel. She died there in 1993.

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Herta S. Mayer's Timeline

1914
April 30, 1914
Vienna, Austria
1941
October 16, 1941
Age 27
V Leopoldstadt, Vienna, Austria
1993
September 12, 1993
Age 79
Kfar Ruppin, Israel