Shlomo Gutwilen

Shlomo Gutwilen

postwar

#5- Shlomo Gutwilen

Shlomo Gutwilen survived the Holocaust and immigrated to Tzfat.  Most of his family did not survive.  His father Jankiel Gutwilen had a soda factory on Mlynska Street before the war.

Below is a memorial notice from the Yizkor book listing the murdered family vicitims.

Gutwilen memorial

Confirmation

29th June 1957 Legnica.  We the undersigned,  Samson Grafstein, residing in Legnica  at 112  Złotorski Street  and Julian Kweczer residing therein  also establish and if needed,  under oath testify that  Szlomo Gutwilen was known to us  personally,  at present residing in  Legnica at  1 Elżbieta Street  but during the time of the invasion of the  German  Army  in the area of Province of Kielce,  resided in Ostrowiec  Kielce and in September 1939 was forcibly directed by the occupying forces to do unpaid work in the steelmill in Ostrowiec Kielce, where together with us he worked non stop at  loading rail transport wagons .  During this time he lived in his own home until February 1940 …