Plaque with a part of the names of Dutch victims of AEL Spergau-Zöschen.
Johannes Aussems worked in the paper mill in Maastricht. His mother stated that he had to go to Germany (probably in February 1943) for forced labor. Police report after the war: "When her son came home from Germany on leave in May 1944, he was so emaciated from the hardships he had endured that his mother would not let him return to Germany.
As already mentioned, he was arrested by the S.D. on 7/7/1944." NA#5 
A fellow prisoner told after the war that Johannes had died in the Zöschen penal camp for arrested persons in hiding . As to the circumstances, he would only say that it had been "scandalous." NA#7 . Maastrichtsegevelstenen.nl writes that he was "beaten to death" there . The Zöschen camp was built by Dutch forced laborers between August and September 1944 [2.4].
Finally he was buried on the Nationaal Ereveld (National Field of Honor) in Loenen , grave E 1331.