October 7, 1904|
|Known for||Defendant at the Auschwitz Trial|
|Political party||National Socialist German Workers' Party (NSDAP)|
Romeikat was born in Iwenberg (then in East Prussia). A watchmaker by trade, he became a member of the Nazi party and the SS by March 6, 1933. In November 1940 he was drafted into the Waffen-SS and in February 1941 he was assigned to Auschwitz. At first he worked in the clothing section, then from November 1942 to October 1944 he worked in Department IV (Administration), dealing with prisoners' property. He was cruel to prisoners, sometimes beating them, and participated in the plundering of property from those killed in the Birkenau gas chambers.
- Cyprian T., Sawicki J., Siedem wyroków Najwyższego Trybunału Narodowego, Poznań 1962