Gabrielle Weidner was the second eldest of a family of 4 she lived with dutch parents. She grew up in Collonges, France, near the Swiss border. she attended secondary school in London, England.
In 1940 German forces decided to invade France so Gabrielle moved to the south. After the armistice, Gabrielle returned to Paris, and resumed working for the church. On Saturday, February 26, 1944, the Gestapo arrested her during 10 a.m.
The Nazi's arrested 140 other members of the Dutch Jews and political refugees. Gabrielle was implicated by a fellow member who was tortured.
On August 24, Gabrielle was deported from the Fresnes prison in Paris to the Ravensbrück camp in Germany
a few months later Gabrielle died of malnutrition, on Febu