Search Notices

For members and others attempting to re-establish contact with friends or family members, the AJR Journal publishes, for a nominal fee, a regular column of search Notices.

Authors, makers of film and television documentaries, researchers and research institutes, academics and students also place notices to request contact from survivors and refugees and invite testimony from members who witnessed the relevant events, as well as to obtain access to original documents, photographs, artefacts and records.

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Current search notices appear below.

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28 names beginning with F

Farago, (née Elza Feuermann) - 1899-1944, Budapest-Ravensbruck, and her son György Farago, 1921-41, Budapest.
   e-mail: search@ajr.org.uk

Feigenbaum, Ludwig (later Lewis) - Fled Austria August 1938, with wife Helga, for England. Eldest of 13 children. Mother Bette married twice. Father's name Eduard. Two sisters in America. Any relatives please contact me, their only daughter, Peggy Victoria Peters.
   e-mail: search@ajr.org.uk

Feiner, Ruth - wrote lyrics to popular songs composed by my father, Ernst Freudenheim, in Berlin in late 1920s. Apparently emigrated to UK. Info please
   e-mail: tom@freudenheim.com

film by Munich Jewish Museum -

London-based artist wishes to meet people (or family members) who lived in Munich before 1945 for film by Munich Jewish Museum. Contact Sharone Lifschitz on 020 880 60132 or 07980025054

   e-mail: sharone.lifschitz@gmail.com

Finch Ernest -

I am looking for Ernest Finch (real name?), last known location Neustadt Holstein, Germany, 1945-46. Ernest saved 2 women, Rozi Nemet and Sylvia Nemet, near Plon or Eutin, Germany. Injured 5 May 1945. Please contact Rozi’s daughter Esther Goodman at


   e-mail: columbo1@cox.net

Fink, Anna - b. 07.09.1921, resident in UK since WW2. Daughter of Salomon Fink b. 1883 in Maerisch-Ostrau, died in Prague in 1940 and Helene née Bergofen b. 1896, lost in the Holocaust together with other children, Heinrich b. 1920, Hans b. 1928 and Marie b. 1931.
   e-mail: search@ajr.org.uk

Fire Service or Firewatchers - I am drawing up a Roll of Honour of Jews who served in the Fire Service or as Firewatchers in WW2 or since. Please send any names, photos and details to Martin Sugarman, Archivist, AJEX Jewish Military Museum, at
   e-mail: martin.sugarman@westking.ac.uk

Fischer, Alfred Joachim - wrote in the 1950s for the AJR journal and many other periodical publications. On the internet I can find a man by that name who was a refugee in Turkey in WWII. Any information
   e-mail: vibm@mailme.dk

Folger, Joseph - I was with Joseph at Whittinghame Farm School in 1939-41 and with many other Kindertransporters. My name was Sonja Ibermann, but I am now married as Sonja Cowan. I was his first girlfriend in Berlin, where we went to kindergarten together. We met up in Glasgow, Scotland after Whittinghame, but lost touch in 1946. Any info about him pls to
   e-mail: sonlora@yahoo.com

Folger, Joseph (Joe), nickname Hesie - left Berlin via Holland for Dovercourt 1939. From late 1939 to mid-1941 was at Whittingham Castle, Lord Balfour's estate, where there were 150 children aged 14 to 16. Any information, please
   e-mail: search@ajr.org.uk

Frank, Ruth - b. Prague 10.03.39, emigrated to UK 30.06.39 with parents Erich and Klothilde Frank (Raudnitz). Erich was born in Cardiff in 1906 (?) and taught in Birmingham. Information please
   e-mail: amira.kt@verizon.net

Frankel, Avraham - My uncle Harav Avraham Frankel was the rabbi of Nyaradszereda in Transylvania until he, his family and community were taken to Marosvasarhej and put on cattle trucks for Auschwitz, where the family was murdered. He arrived in Auschwitz on the second day of Shavuot in June 1944. We are searching for individuals born in the above community over whose barmitzvahs he officiated and would be eternally grateful for any information. Please contact Bracha Frankel
   e-mail: a622906@actcom.net.il

Fränkel, Klara - She came from Vienna in late 1938 or early 1939. Her daughter is trying to find out about the circumstances of her arrival in England and her activities during the war years.
   e-mail: search@ajr.org.uk

Fränkel, Lisbett -

Fränkel, Lisbett, detained in Gestapo prison in Tarnow, transferred 28 November 1941, destination unknown. Until September 1938 lived in Berlin with husband Georg Fränkel. Any info pls to her brother at [AUG 08]

   e-mail: leo2004@rcn.com

Franklin-Kohn, Jeannette - was instrumental in bringing out child refugees from 1936. Info on hostels she set up in Bournemouth, or any other info, pls
   e-mail: charlotte@gringras.com

Frau Marsden -

In 1938 a Frau Marsden worked as a cook in Amen Court near St Paul’s Cathedral. She taught me German and my mother to cook in the German way. In summer 1939 she was possibly interned. My last memory is of her two sons arriving to collect her hats. Any info pls to



   e-mail: sjaner@tiscali.co.uk

Frauenschule Wirtschaftliche - If you have info on anyone in this school of household management in Wolfratshausen/Oberbayern in 1926-38, please send it
   e-mail: search@ajr.org.uk

Freud, Ernst L - (1892-1970) architect. Architectural historian seeks information on Freud’s clients, collaborators (in particular Heinz Jacobsohn, Alexander Kurz, both in Berlin, and (G B ?) Bartlett in the UK), and his projects in Berlin, Vienna, and London. Freud concentrated mainly on domestic architecture (detached/semi-detached houses, refurbishment, interior designs, and furniture designs). For a preliminary list of clients, especially in Berlin, and to help with further information, please contact Volker Welter
   e-mail: welter@arthistory.ucsb.edu

Freud, Lucie - born Berlin 02.03.1896. Resident in St John’s Wood Terrace, London NW8 in 1958.
   e-mail: endschu@t-online.de

Freudenstein, Greta and Rosenberg, Hannah -

My aunts Freudenstein, Greta and Rosenberg, Hannah, both from Frankfurt am Main, were possibly on the Kindertransport. Any info pls contact Steven Wimpfheimer at

   e-mail: wimpf1@gmail.com

Friedlaender (Lodge) and Kasperovitch (King) - At Moussey Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery in France, there are two graves with crosses on them that should have Stars of David. The men are 5550151 Sgt R Friedlaender aka Lodge and 13301351 Cpl Boris Kasperovitch aka King. We desperately need to contact surviving relatives of these men in order to have this change made and to show that our men were there. Any information, please
   e-mail: search@ajr.org.uk

Friedlaender, Kurt - Kurt Friedlaender, possibly associated with the Jewish Refugee Committee, and wife Berthl lived at 35 Shoot Up Hill, NW London in 1940s-50s. Kurt helped people with restitution claims. I believe the Friedlaenders are related to my Salmonsohn ancestors. Any info pls to Rose Marie Whalley at
   e-mail: whalley@total.net

Friedlander, Margaret -

, my mother, came to England from Vienna in 1938 and lived with a Max Glaser until 1945. I was born in 1941. Did anyone know either of my parents in 1938-45 or later? Please contact Ann Meron at

   e-mail: ann@annmeron.com

Friedlanski, Rudi (Rudolf) - Bummie, Robsie, my sister Bernie and I (then Spier) met in Dovercourt in January 1939. Bummie, whom I met for the first time in 65 years at the last KT meeting at the West Hampstead Day Centre, told me Robse had died but Rudi was still about and could be in Manchester area. Information, please
   e-mail: search@ajr.org.uk

Friedwald, Krystyna (née Wajs) - born Lwow 8.5.1926, and Friedwald, Dr Wiktor (poet and writer) - the family lived in Warsaw before WWII. In 1940 they were in Lwow. Krystyna was a student in a nursery school before she fled Poland. Apparently with the help of an uncle, Mr Kowalski, who was also Polish ambassador in Belgium or Holland, and with the help of a Jewish organisation from Gdansk, she came to England between 2.4.47 and 30.9.47. She is sought by two cousins in Israel, the daughters of Viktor's brother. Information please
   e-mail: davidlewin@btinternet.com

Fuld (first name?) - girl born Frankfurt am Main 1923, parents Frieda and Otto. Left for England on Kindertransport in 1939. Info please
   e-mail: GundR.Reuther@t-online.de

Furst, Robert - left Vienna for New York in 1938. He was a good friend of my late uncle, Anton Löwenthal, with whom he studied at the Kunstgewerbeschule. I am writing a book about my family’s experiences in the Holocaust. Any information on Robert or any of his descendants please
   e-mail: search@ajr.org.uk

Fürth, Marie, née Amman - born 21.12.1881 Prague. Resident Lafontainestrasse 23, Halle 1938, possibly until 30.05.1942. Son, Dr.Phil Arthur Fürth, emigrated to England. Any information please
   e-mail: search@ajr.org.uk

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