Anton Otto Buschmann, born 13.2.1907 in Dortmund
Auf dem Feldgraben 33, Wickede
Anton Otto Buschmann was born on 13.2.1907 in Dortmund. He was a Catholic, married, and worked as a labourer.
Anton Otto Buschmann was arrested several times in the course of the Nazi tyranny for allegedly refusing to work or being “work-shy”, and was initially sent to the “work re-education camp” at Hunswinkel near Lüdenscheid, and later to Buchenwald concentration camp and Dachau, where he died in 1942.
Anton Otto Buschmann was arrested and held in Dortmund police jail in January 1941, and transferred to Hunswinkel camp on 17 January 1941.
On 21 June 1941 he was again arrested and held in Dortmund police jail, from where he was moved a few weeks later to Berlin police jail.
In August 1941, Buschmann was sent to Buchenwald concentration camp, where he was given prisoner number 1083. He was subsequently transferred from there on 6 July 1942 to Dachau concentration camp, where he now bore prisoner number 30917.
In October 1942, he was taken from there by invalid transport to an unknown destination. Munich State Police headquarters reported Anton Otto Buschmann as having died on 12 November 1942. The camp registry office of Dachau concentration camp certified his death as having been caused by failure of the heart and circulatory system.
Anton Otto Buschmann last lived on Wilhelm-Sengotta-Strasse, known today as Auf dem Feldgraben 33, before being forced to move to collective accommodation on Parsevalstrasse and Am Burhag.