He was born in Czechoslovakia. He was with state railway and was arrested by Germans on 5 Aug 1940 and sent to Buchenwald camp on 22Aug 1940. On Dec 1940 he was sent to Neuengamme and in March 43 to Drugke and he reached Belgen Belsen camp on 4 April 1945 and was arrested by British army when the camp was over run by them . He was tried by the British military court at Luneberg in the case of JosefKrammer and others in a group of 45 members and was sentenced to 5 years in jail. He was released on 11A uh 1949.His chest number during trial was 20.
He was an electrician at Auschwitz concentration camp and was arrested by Allied troops of Britain on 17 April. 1945. He contacted typhus and was treated at Glynhughe hospital.He was declared unfit to stand trial for war crimes after his disability due to typhus after effects. He was interned at internment camp and released from civil internment camp in middle of October 1947. He was declared dead in 1997 as of 1980. Thus he escaped punishment for crimes. His chest number in Belsen trials was 15 and was not prosecuted