| Press Room | Online Store | Friends | Contact Us

Yad Vashem And These are Their Names... Identifying the Death March Victims Buried in a Mass Grave in Poland

Auschwitz no. 16827 A


A group of prisoners in the Drancy transit camp guarded by French police.

A Jew who was deported to Auschwitz-Birkenau on transport no. 76 from Drancy transit camp in France. On arrival at Birkenau on the 4th of July 1944 he passed the selection, received the number 16827A and became an inmate of the camp.

The Transport
Transport no. 76

an RSHA transport no. 76 departed from Drancy transit camp on the 30th of June 1944 with 1153 Jews, about 600 men and 550 women; among those on the transport were 162 children under the age of 18. The transport arrived at Birkenau on the 4th of July 1944. On arrival, after undergoing the selection, 398 men received the numbers 16537A – 16934A and 223 women received the numbers 8508A – 8730A. The rest, 532 people, were sent immediately to the gas chambers.

This was the penultimate transport to take Jews from Drancy to the death camps.

In 1945 the survivors of this transport numbered 167, among them about 100 women.

Do you have additional information about this person? Contact Yad Vashem.