Jews from Memel Killed in GargzdaiThe Ulm Judgment (Vol. XV, Case No. 465) lists twelve Jews, originally from Memel, who were killed in Gargzdai on June 24, 1941. These are apparently the only individual victims named in the judgment, among the total stated number of 201:
City Directories 1931 and 1935
|Possible listing in Klaipeda telephone directories||comments
||Viehändler Funk||cattle dealer
business section, p. 17
Gr. Wasserstr. 3/4
Vashem database lists Bluma Funk nee Rozin, married to Aharon,
lived in Gorzd.
Town of Gargzdai list shows Elija Funk (#20); George Birman identifies him as a butcher.
Photo of soccer players shows Sam Funk (second photo, player # 6)
1940 Gargzdai Phone book shows Aronas Funkas, butcher. Also 1939 and 1938.
listed as "Porak" in Gorzd Memorial Book account of Ulm trial, p. 79
|Yad Vashem database lists 14 Shers,
perished in Gorzd: Avraham (a butcher), Pere (his wife), their
children Barukh, Yaakov;
Moshe (a butcher), Tova (his wife), their children Yehudit, Feiga, Yisrael, Yosef, Feibush;
Khaim, Rala (his wife);
Town of Gargzdai list shows Mauš Šer (#21) (identified by George Birman as a butcher), and Abram Šer (#53)
||3 Brüder Korfmann||Patrick Tobin, Crossroads at Ulm:Postwar West Germany and the 1958 Ulm Einsatzkommando Trial (2013), p. 159, describes pretrial interrogation of a witness, a Memel policeman who had been a member of the shooting squad, and knew "sixty-five year old Korfmann and his three adult sons who worked at the cattle market in prewar Memel."|
Sachsverständige fur Flachs [experts for flax]:
S. Ch. Bernstein,
Schäftem., Breitestrasse 16a
Tauer & Friedmann
Otto; Hermann; Sally
Präs-Smetona Allee 10
- Tauer ir Friedmann
1935 - Tauer ir Friedmann
1938 - Tauer ir Friedmann
1939 - Tauer ir Friedmann
|Yad Vashem database lists Lina Tauer,
nee Feinstein, married to Otto. Lived in Memel.
1935 - Max Feinstein
1938 - Max Feinstein
1939 - Max Feinstein
|Ulm Judgment relates that he knew a
policeman in killing squad, a former neighbor and friend.
Feinstein called out, "Gustav, shoot well!"
Yad Vashem database lists Lisa (Olschwang) Feinstein, wife of Max. Lived in Memel
list, shows Zunde and Hide Falk (#66, 67). George Birman
identifies Zunde as a large merchant.
Pictured as a director of Gorzd Jewish Bank, 1936.
1940 Gargzdai Phone book lists Zundelis Falkas, horse dealer. Also 1939, 1938, 1935, 1930, 1925
listed as "Zondal, Pelek" or "Zonda Polack" in Gorzd Memorial Book account of Ulm trial, p. 79
Kaufm., Libauerstr. 24
- Bernhard Pristow
1935 - Bernhard Pristow
1938 - Bernhard Pristow
1939 - Bernhard Pristow
|Yad Vashem database lists Ber
Pristow, from Memel