Konrad Hermann Otto Possehl

Victim | 05 January 1914 | Salesman with Renault Semarang

Born in 1914 in Berlin as son of Hermann Martin Ludwig Possehl and Elly Jonas. The Possehl family left Germany in 1926. They arrived by ss Saarbrucken in Batavia. The family lived in Batavia and Bandung. Konrad's father Hermann started a trade company named "Firma H. Possehl & Co".

In 1935 Konrad Possehl married Gusta Elisabeth Weissglas who was born in Semarang on 27 May 1914 and registered as Indonesian national. Their first child, Robert Possehl, was born in January 1938. One year later, their daughter Renate Possehl was born in January 1939.

Konrad became a salesman with the Renault establishment in Semarang and lived in Ungaran.

Source: biographical notes were provided in 2022 by Christian Bergholtz, the grandson of Konrad Possehl. Konrad Possehl was the father of his Dutch mother Renate Possehl.

Source: Burgerlijke Stand Batavia, bijzondere overlijdensregisters 1948-1950, Arsip Nasional, Jakarta

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