1970 - 1985

Josef Beressi


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Name in US
Josef (Joe) Beressi
Name at Birth
Josef (Joseph) Beressi (Berecy)
Married Name
Never Married
Date of Birth - Note
October 10, 1924
Country of Birth
City of Birth
City of Birth, Alternate Names


Religious Identity (Prewar)
Religious Identity (Postwar)
Ghetto(s) / Year(s)

Saloniki Ghetto (to Auschwitz)

Warsaw Ghetto (to Dachau)

Camp(s) / Year(s)

Auschwitz-Birkenau (Tattoo #136970) – Arrived August 18, 1943

Dachau (Prisoner #89875) – Arrived August 6, 1944
-Kaufering VI

Location of Liberation

Kaufering VI, Türkheim, Germany

DP Camp(s) / Year(s)

Schloss Elmau (1950-?)

Other Experiences

Arrested in Saloniki April 2, 1943

Taken from Saloniki to Auchwitz (arrived August 18, 1943), to Warsaw (arrived August 6, 1944), to Dachau

Tattoo No. 136970 on left arm

Worked at M. Kimerling and Sons in Birmingham

Year / City / Ship to US
December 27, 1950 / New Orleans, Louisiana / USNS General W. C. Langfitt
Alabama City of Residence
Date of Death
August 1985
City of Burial / Cemetery
Birmingham / Elmwood Cemetery