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Case File: Gerard Pelzer - 297DMDEU

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Gerard Pelzer

  • Case Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Missing Since: June 19, 1980
  • Location Last Seen: Kaster, Germany
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.

  • Date of Birth: March 7, 1961
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 19 years old
  • Race: Caucasian
  • Gender: Male
  • Height at Time of Disappearance: Unknown
  • Weight at Time of Disappearance: Unknown
  • Hair Color: Dark brown
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Alias(s) / Nickname(s): Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Fair complexion; slender build. Pelzer is a Belgian citizen.
  • Dentals: Not available
  • Fingerprints: Not available
  • DNA: Not available
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Unknown
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Circumstances of Disappearance

    Pelzer was stationed at the 13th WINGS. He came home regularly when he was off duty to see his family. He had declared that he wanted to sign on with the army for 15 years.

    He called his mother on the 29th of May 1980, saying he was coming home for the weekend. He never came back and was reported as a deserter. Investigations showed that three mates of Pelzer were transfered to other bases. Only his civilian suit and his army shoes were missing from his kit. In his personal belongings a tightly folded Model C report was found stating: "Private Gerard Pelzer was found unconscious alongside the road by two German civilians and was brought to the base infirmary." The military authorities never mentioned this fact. Several other disturbing facts were discovered.

    In his personal belongings a present for his mother and his civilian identity card were found.

    Investigating Agency(s)
    If you have any information about this case please contact;

  • Agency Name: Netherlands National Police
  • Agency Contact Person: Mr. Evert Mos
  • Agency Phone Number: 003793459955
  • OR
  • Agency Contact Person: Tanja Berendsen
  • Agency Phone Number: 0031654736752

  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • Missing Gerard

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