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György Berecz (Cluj-Napoca, 11 May 1924 - Budapest, 28 January 1958) was a mechanic, driver, '56 revolutionary, and a victim of post-revolution retaliation.

Shortly after his birth, his parents had divorced, his mother remarried, and the nursing father named the child. In 1927 they moved to Hungary, where Berecz learned to study in four secondary school classes. In 1944 he entered the Hungarian army and came to the warships, and in the first days of 1945 fell into captivity of the Soviets, but was soon released. This year, he was sentenced to 100 pound fines for fights, and two years later he was arrested for private detention and then spent two months in jail. In 1946 he married first, but soon divorced, and his next marriage was similar. In 1949 he was imprisoned for eight months, the prosecution was smuggling of people. In the period prior to the 1956 revolution, he was a leading driver for the Building Company.

On October 23, 1956, he returned from the countryside to his residence in Budapest, but since he did not find his partner at home, he started searching for her. He met the demonstration crowd and transported groups on his truck to Kossuth Square and the Hungarian Radio, and later went to Kispest for arms for the late evening. On October 24, he became a member of the workers' council of the building company, assigned the organization of the armed guards, during which he met Tibor Szeifert and then Uncle Szabo, who supplied them with weapons. On the 30th of October, district military committee of the National Committee, then fought in the outbreak group led by Emanuel Butkovszky. After November he was been an active participant in the II. district Revolutionary Military Commission and transported a significant amount of grenades to Main Street to stop the Soviets. Butkovszky appointed the III. Berecz left his place of residence on November 4th and went home. After the fall of the Revolution, the remaining resistance people still called for the leadership of the Csilleghegy resistance group, but he refused it, since it started to run illegally from the spring of 1957 and then attempted to escape to Austria, but failed to do so and was arrested on April 25, 1957. On December 4, he was sentenced to life imprisonment for the first time, this conviction was vetoed by the Special Chamber of János Szimler acting as a court of second instance and was acquitted on 27 January 1958. The next day he was executed. He is now buried in Parcel 301.