Given name: Meir Family name: Szwarc
a LAOR Jewish secondary school ('gymnasium') student, member of the Bund. Worked as a rickshaw man in the ghetto, lived at Prosta Street. A messenger in the central ghetto during the uprising. Got out of the ghetto through canals on 29 April. On the Aryan side hid in a basement at Ogrodowa Street No. 29. This hideout was attacked by Germans on 6 May. Meir was the only one who managed to escape. He got to Praga to a photographic film factory, where Haszomer Hacair fighters were hiding. A fire broke out there on 24 May. Meir took shelter in a wardrobe in a Pole's flat. When the danger has passed, the Pole found Meir's body in the wardrobe. He probably died of heart attack.