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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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39 names beginning with K

Kahn, Emma (née Feibelmann) -

All her family emigrated to Milwaukee, USA. Her children: Robert (married Alice Wendel), Sophie (married May), Else (married Sommer). Any info please to Georg Schneider, Feuerbachstr.39, 65195 Wiesbaden, Germany, tel 611 940 6010, email

   e-mail: mail@georg-schneider.de

Kahn, Irene Julie - my mother, who came to England during the last war, resided in NW London, and had an illegitimate son, David, whom she put up for adoption. Any information please
   e-mail: search@ajr.org.uk

Kahn, Ludwig - famous Jewish clairvoyant born Offenburg/Südbaden 21.06.1873. Emigrated to England and interned on the Isle of Man. Researcher seeks any information about what happened to him during internment and thereafter. Please contact Uwe Schellinger
   e-mail: schellinger@igpp.de

Kahn, Ruth née Freund - (Berlin), last known address 15 Wellman Street, Brookline, MA 02446-2828, USA.
   e-mail: search@ajr.org.uk

Kasperovitch (King) and Friedlaender (Lodge) - 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

Katz, Erich -

Katz, Erich, my father’s cousin, born 1900, lived in Berlin, taught music at Freiburg University before the war, was sent to Dachau before the war. Then came to England, where he worked at the Anna Essinger School at Bunce Court School, Wem, Shropshire. Any info, pls contact John Martins at [AUG 08]

   e-mail: Johnwmartins1@hotmail.co.uk

Kaufmann, Peter Georg - born 27.6.1926 in Vienna. In 1938 he and his father Theodor Kaufmann arrived in Rotterdam. The mother Istvanka (Stephanie), born Marton, left Vienna in the same year but emigrated to England. Theodor was deported from Holland. A second child, a handicapped girl, lived in Augsburg, Germany and was deported from there. Any information on Peter Georg, please
   e-mail: roemerg@aol.com

Kay, Lorna - Manchester. Bernd Apotecker died 1940 aged 12 buried in non-Jewish cemetery, Oswestry, fostered by family known as Mr & Mrs Smith. Information please.
   e-mail: andrea@ajr.org.uk

Kazimierz-Riszard (Kazimir-Richard) Frenkel -

If you have any info on my cousin Kazimierz-Riszard (Kazimir-Richard) Frenkel, born Lodz 1919, and his descendants, pls contact Isak Gath, Israel,

   e-mail: isak@bm.technion.ac.il

Kermisch, Gerda (or Grete) and family - Currently researching TV documentary-based drama on evacuation of British troops from Dunkirk in May-June 1940. Story in which we are interested is that of Gerda Kermisch and Kermisch family. Gerda, from Vienna, fleeing the Nazis at 19, got caught up in events in north-eastern France at that time. Would also like to hear from anyone who may have been fleeing the Nazis and got caught up in evacuation from Dunkirk.
   e-mail: wanda.koskia@bbc.co.uk

Kinder, Esme - my partner (maiden name), born in Gibralter, believes her paternal grandfather left Germany during the war, possibly on a Kindertransport. Any info pls
   e-mail: margkurt@aol.com

Kindertransport -

I am a Canadian author writing a book on the Kindertransport for children aged 10 and over. I would be delighted if you would tell me your experiences. Please contact Deborah Hodge at

   e-mail: dhodge@shaw.ca

Kindertransport photo -

Kindertransport photo sought. Does anyone have a photo of a child on a KT train departing from an identifiable station (preferably in Berlin)? The photo should show the name of the station and will be used in conjunction with a brochure to be produced for a commemorative train journey in 2013. Pls contact

   e-mail: neilhoward@blueyonder.co.uk

Kitchener Camp -  Kitchener Camp 1939 to early 1940: I am seeking contact with anyone with recollections of that time, particularly regarding Max Bomze. I have old barracks photo, willing to share. Pls contact Ellen Minkwitz at [AUG 08]
   e-mail: the_minkys2@verizon.net

Kitchener Camp -

We are looking for stories for a BBC1 programme. If you experienced life at Kitchener Camp or have any knowledge of life there, please contact Lily Davis on
01892 675 649

   e-mail: lily.davis@bbc.co.uk

Klagsbrun, Frieda (née Schaefer) - husband Maximilian. Dentist of 18 Weinburggasse Vienna 1. Emigrated to London 1939. Information, please
   e-mail: search@ajr.org.uk

Klara Koch (née David) - b. Nieder Wollstadt 19.05.1883, came to Manchester in 1939. She lived in the German-Jewish home at 7 Amherst Road, Fallowfield from 1950 to her death in 1958. Any info about her friends there or her husband or son Eugen Koch, born 1.11.1906 died aged 17, pls to Prof Miriam E. David at
   e-mail: M.David@ioe.ac.uk

Klein, Gideon -

pianist and composer, b. Prerov 1919, died Furstengrube c Jan 1945; his mother Kleinova, Ilona (née Marmorsteinova), d. Auschwitz October 1944; his sister Kleinova, Liosa (Eliska), d. Prague 1999; his girlfriend Edelsteinova, Franziska (Francka), d. Auschwitz, date unknown; his cousin Kulka, Arnost, b. 1920, died Majdanek 1942. All were interred in Terezin. Any info please to Dr David Fligg, Principal Lecturer in Classical Music in Leeds, at

   e-mail: d.fligg@lcm.ac.uk

Kligler, Evelyn - My friend was a Kindertransport child. She lived with a family in England (the lady’s name was Phoebe). Any info pls
   e-mail: suedenton@boomclub.com

Klipp, Joseph, Scheindel, Lotte, Max -

Parents and brother of my mother, Laura Klipp, who left Vienna in December 1938 by Kindertransport. They were deported from Vienna on 5 March 1941. Any info about them, please contact Alan Mew, Montreal, at


   e-mail: almew200@videotron.ca

Kloster Indersdorf, near Dachau, - There were three DP children’s centres at Kloster Indersdorf, near Dachau, in 1945-48. The first was led by UNRRA Team 182 (Principal Welfare Officer Greta Fischer). The second, the ‘Jewish Children’s Kloster Indersdorf Centre’, was led by UNRRA Team 1066 and contained kibbutz organisations from Poland and Hungary. The IRO and Kibbutz Dror were in charge of the third. If you have memories of this time, pls contact Anna Andlauer at
   e-mail: andlauer@onlinehome.de

Klugman, Bernard (AKA Buzio) - born c 1898. Lived in Graz in 1920s-30s with wife Fanny Halberg Klugmann and daughter Henriette (Naomi), born 1922. Wife and daughter killed near Sniatyn, Poland in 1942. Registered with Jewish Refugees Committee in London June 1942. Served at Bergen-Belsen with Military Government of British Army of the Rhine. Left UK for USA February 1948. Any information on my father's cousin
   e-mail: kloogwein@aol.com

Koch, Henriette Rosa - My mother, born 28 July 1922, in Rodalben, Germany, came to England on a Kindertransport in December 1938 or January 1939. She remained in and around London until 1950, training and working as a children’s nurse. Any info pls to
   e-mail: search@ajr.org.uk

Kochman, Inge - born ca. 1921. Father Ferdinand, ex-Berliner. Sought by cousin Harold Becker.
   e-mail: search@ajr.org.uk

Koenigsberg, Edith - My father Hermann Burg , 83, came from Vienna to Brazil, having been freed from work camps by efforts of his sister and brother. He would like to contact Edith Koenigsberg , a friend of his youth who lived in Vienna TreuStrasse nr 11-20 district and who, he believes, went to England as a kindertransportee.
   e-mail: michel.efroim@itelefonica.com.br

Koerpel, Wolfgang Karl -

I am searching for relatives of my grandfather, later Robert Allan Kennedy. He fled from Poland to England, arriving May 1939. His parents, Martin and Margarathe (maiden name Raatz), last known to be in Berlin in 1920 when my grandfather was born. Any info please to

   e-mail: nicole.kennedy.ccsu@gmail.com

Kohn (née Silberstein), Regina - b. 14.12.06, arrived in UK September 1939. She had a Certificate of Registration issued by Metropolitan Police Office at Bow Street, London. Last address known (from 1948) 126 Hartherley Court, London W2. Information please
   e-mail: francoisemax@att.net

Kohn, Stephanie -

Kohn, Stephanie, the late mother of my newly-found cousin Tom Brady, who lives in Australia and knows little about her, was born in Vienna in 1911 and came to England in 1939 as domestic to work in Cassio Park Avenue, Watford. Her friends then were Rosa, Walter, Paula. Stephanie married a soldier, Edward Brady, in 1941. Tom was born in 1942 in Watford. Any info pls to Charlotte Lang at [AUG 08]

   e-mail: david.lang119@btopenworld.com

Kormany, Paula -

Paula Kormany (1880-1950) and Fritz Kormany alias Frederick Kerr (1913-2003) lived in London. If you have any info about this family from Austria pls contact Corinne Benestroff at benestroff.c@orange.fr

   e-mail: benestroff.c@orange.fr

Kosice - (in 1944 Kassa in Hungary), Eastern Slovakia. Kosice branch of Slovak Hidden Child Organisation wishes to identify and publish names of every victim and survivor from the city (12,000 Jews were deported to camps in 1944; only 2/300 survived). Please Email:
   e-mail: kende.csaba@nextra.sk

Kramer, Katherine - born 24.2.1904, maiden name Käte Mann. 1950-56 lived at The Homestead, Cadole, Mold, Flintshire. 1956 to approx. 1962 lived at The Lodge, Ravenscroft Hall, Middlewich, Cheshire. Any information, please contact Austrian Embassy in London
   e-mail: embassy@austria.org.uk

Krausz Gertrud/Prochownik and Krausz, George -

Researcher seeks info for book about Berlin Jewish families persecuted by the Nazis. Contact

   e-mail: hans-theo¬_wagner@web.de

Kristallnacht - I require information for a book on Kristallnacht in the Eifel region: Euskirchen, Mechernich and Kommern, Kall, Gemünd, Schleiden, Blumenthal and Hellenthal and surrounding area. Personal reminiscences of contemporary witnesses are requested for the volume, to be published in 2008 by Helios Verlag, Aachen. Documents and photos will be treated in confidence and returned promptly. Please contact urgently Hans-Dieter Arntz, Hasenhecke 16, D-53881 Euskirchen, tel (0)2251 61900, or email
   e-mail: hans-dieter-arntz@gmx.de

Kuchinsky -

from Berlin, who was in Kitchener Camp and was shipped to Australia as enemy alien. Herbert Kolb

   e-mail: TheKolbs132@verizon.net

Kummer, Ilse - born Berlin 26 January 1920, emigrated after 1942 first to Israel then to the UK. Any information please to Andreas Gres (genealogist in Vienna)
   e-mail: gres@historiker.at

Kunfi, Eva -

Kunfi, Eva, my mother, born 1924 in Breslau, left Vienna, where she lived with her parents, Anna and Tibor, for England in 1938 via the Kindertransport. Any info pls on her short stay in England (she joined her parents in Shanghai before the outbreak of the war in the Pacific) to Eric Ekvall at  [AUG 08]

   e-mail: corpstratcom@gmail.com

Kurt -

Kindertransportee Kurt (second name?), from Germany, celebrated his barmitzvah in Chester while living with my late parents in 1943 or 1944 in Liverpool. My father was a soldier; my mother lived during the war in North Wales. Kurt’s sister too was taken in by a Liverpool Jewish family. After the war the parents collected the children and went to America. Any info about Kurt pls to Angela Lehrer 

   e-mail: angela.lehrer@gmail.com

Kurz, Marietta -

Born Vienna 1927, came to England on Kindertransport, worked as photographic technician in physics dept of Bristol University around 1945-48. Naturalised 1948. Any info please to U of Bristol archivist Brian Pollard at

   e-mail: b.r.pollard@bristol.ac.uk

Kuttner/Cutner, Alfred -

AJEX are campaigning to have Cross on his Normandy war grave corrected to Star of David. Was paratrooper and refugee, killed 1944. Any info pls to Martin Sugarman on 0208 986 4868 (evenings after 7 pm) or at

   e-mail: Martin.Sugarman@westking.ac.uk

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