Eigil Pedersen

Eigil Krogh Pedersen

A little history for the Pedersens:

Eigil Krogh Pedersen,
was a police officer at the Vesterbro police headquarters in Copenhagen during the German occupation of Denmark during WWII. He was arrested by German soldiers on the19th of September 1944 and taken to the Buchenwald concentration camp in Germany where he died December 8th 1944, he was 24 years old.
Eigil was born in Grinsted, Denmark to Martinus and Meta Pedersen (Vinther), he was the oldest of three younger brothers, Hans Ove, Borge Krogh, and Bent Vinther.
His father, Martinus, a local butcher, was an older brother to my grandfather Otto Frank Pedersen.