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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.

To place a search notice in the next available edition of the AJR Journal please email search@ajr.org.uk

Current search notices appear below.

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22 names beginning with G

German air raids on Britain - In my field as a political scientist and freelance journalist I am looking for Kindertransport participants and/or other refugees from Bavaria, particularly from Munich and Nuremberg, who experienced German bombing raids from 1940 onwards in Britain, including those who subsequently went on to a third country, such as USA or Israel. The results of this study will be published either on the Website (htt://rijo-research.de) created by me in 1999, which concentrates on Jewish history in Bavaria and Nazism, or in a book to be published later. I would be most appreciative of any information in this context. Ms. Susanne Rieger, Kobergerplatz 6, 90408 Nuernberg, Germany. Phone: (++49-911) 36 59 051
   e-mail: Susanne.Rieger@t-online.de

Gertmann, Felix and wife Josepha Spitzer -

arrived from Vienna in 1940. She, possibly a PhD, died in 1986 in Camden. Any info please to Rosemary Hoffman

   e-mail: rosiehoff@inform.f9.co.uk

Gibraltar Camp, Jamaica 1940-45 - I am doing research on this subject for a project and looking for anyone with information and personal recollections. Information please
   e-mail: mabalub@adelphia.net

Glaser, Edith - - and her mother Mitli (Marianne) - emigrated from Vienna to UK in 1938. Acting on behalf of Dr Gustav Beck, residing in USA. Info please
   e-mail: search@ajr.org.uk

Glaser, Maximilian - born 11.08.1886 in Saaz. Lived in Vienna at 19 Reithleg 6/2/3 from 31.12.1928 to 8.9.1938. Office at 1 Schullberg 5. Married Anna Glaser (née Sachs) born 1.10.1933. In 1938 Dr Glaser apparently emigrated to England
   e-mail: kohn@princeton.edu

Glaser, Rudolf Marcus - Glaser, Rudolf Marcus, a Kind, born Liegnitz, Germany 25 April 1924, died Sheffield 25 February 2008. Any info on his journey pls to his daughter Sonia Glaser-Rogers at [AUG 08]
   e-mail: sonia@rrrogers.fsnet.co.uk

Gloucester Association for Aiding Refugees - I am working on an exhibition about the hostel established in 1939 by the above association. Ten Kindertransport boys aged from 12 to nearly 15 were housed there in the care of a couple from Prague called Arnstein. I would like to find out what happened to any of the boys after the war. Any information, please contact James Turtle
   e-mail: james.turtle@ gloucestershire.gov.uk

Glyndebourne Opera -

Has anyone info on the role Glyndebourne Opera or its members played in assisting German and Austrian musicians to come to England as refugees from the Nazis? Michael Heppner, tel 020 8444 2290

   e-mail: Heppner@tesco.net

Goldberger, Moriz - born 8.1.1872 in Rechniz, left for England 3 March 1939 and Arthur Hoffman, born 15 November 1900 in Vienna, left for London 27 January 1939. Any information, please
   e-mail: search@ajr.org.uk

Goldman, Jacob, - wife and family - possibly from Kovno, Lithuania. Son Lewis or Nathan Goldman born 1871, died Liverpool 1950. He was married to Sarah Abelovitch or Aberlovitz. There was a daughter, Rebecca, and a son, Abe, born 1897 in Leeds. A second daughter, Cissy, was born 1900 in Leeds. Jacob and Nathan were caretakers of a Liverpool synagogue. Information please
   e-mail: search@ajr.org.uk

Goldschmidt, Bruno and Robert - born Hamburg 24.11.1926 and 19.05.1925 respectively. Bruno changed his name to Brian Goldsmith and Robert to Robert Goldsmith or Solomon Robert Goldsmith. According to Jewish Refugees Committee, London, they became naturalized British citizens in October and November 1947, and Brian joined the British Army in May 1944 (his army number 14494195).
   e-mail: search@ajr.org.uk

Goldschmidt, Hermann -

, my father, from Dortmund, had a married sister in Worms. A son was born in 1923. Would any survivors please contact me? Dr John Goldsmith, Deep Dene, 7 Rose Lane, Liverpool L18 8AD, tel 0151 724 5555

Goldschmidt, Walter Peter - my father, born Brackel, Germany, 1898, arrived UK September 1939. Sent to Kitchener Camp. Arrested Romily July 1940, then sent to Isle of Man; later went to Liverpool. Travelled on Dunera to Australia. Lived in Hay NSW, Tatura Victoria, and Liverpool NSW. Left Australia in June 1941 on Largo Bay. Info pls
   e-mail: goldschm@paradise.net.nz

Goldsmith, Dr Frederick -

sec., Centralverein, Charlottenburg, Berlin, 1933-39; sec., United Restitution Office, 1948-68; founding pres., Leo Baeck London Lodge 1951; wife Dr Erna Goldschmidt, B’nai B’rith Social Committee, Golders Green resident. Any info to grandson Bob Goldsmith, 116 Maryland Road, London N22 5AP, tel 020 8889 1607,

   e-mail: b.goldy@btinternet.com

Goldstrom, Ilse - of Marienburg, Prussia (now Malbork, Poland) left Marienburg in 1939 aged 15 with her family, apparently heading for London. Ilse is a former school friend of my mother, maiden name Hanna Andres, who also ended up in London by 1950. Any info pls to
   e-mail: pbryant@eu.skenergy.com

Gottschalk, Walter - Born 1920 (?) in Danzig, came by KT to England. His father Siegfried Gottschalk, died 1930of scarlet fever. Grandparents: Helene and Adolf Gottschalk; aunt: Martha Gerechter; cousin: Leo Gerechter. Any info please contact
   e-mail: aua.doege@t-online.de

Graz - Has anyone information on a group (formal or informal) of former refugees from Graz or their descendents, and/or a group (formal or informal) of Jewish people who worked at the Bergen-Belsen Displaced Persons Camp with the British Army of the Rhine 1945-48? If so, please email
   e-mail: kloogwein@aol.com

Gruenwald, Herbert - b. 1910 in Vienna, went to UK 1939. Was stage photographer. Probably changed name to Howard Grunwald and married Dorothy Robins in 1941 in Barnstaple. Info pls
   e-mail: traude.tribel@inode.at

Gruenwald, Lothar - born Vienna 1880, was a musician (piano). Last heard of
1941 Rio de Janeiro, new name Lotario Grunwald. Any info pls
   e-mail: traude.triebel@inode.at

Grunewald Children’s Centre -

I am seeking the names of 12 children at the Grunewald Children’s Centre in Bad Saarow (Brandenburg) in November 1938. The children were mistreated on Kristallnacht but eventually returned to their parents or foster homes. One of them possibly went to the UK by Kindertransport. Any info please to Yvonne Stern

   e-mail: yvonne.stern17@gmail.com

Guggenheim, Wilhelm - b. 23.4.1887, Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel, Alsterkrugchaussee 459. Former owner of beer company. In 1939 emigrated to Brzsil. Sons: Fritz Walter Guggenheim, b. 11.9.1921 and Heinrich Guggenheim, b. 15.10.1923. Heinrich possibly came to England as Kindertransportee, probably living under name of Henry Griffith.
   e-mail: search@ajr.org.uk

Gumprecht, Gotthold - Violinist and director of Ziskoven Conservatory of Music in Bonn. Born Hamburg, arrived England 28.04.39, died aged 58 in War Memorial Hospital at Edenbridge, Seven Oaks, Kent 11.01.40. Last known residence: Garston Place, Godstone RD. I seek information on his time in England, and/or when and where he was incarcerated in Germany before his emigration. Married Anna Ziskoven, pianist. His Aryan wife stayed in Bonn and committed suicide after hearing of her husband’s death. Information, Karen Gumprecht Komar, his grandniece.
   e-mail: kaykay9936@aol.com

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