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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.

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26 names beginning with L

Lambert, Daniel and Frances - who adopted Kindertransport children lived in Lickey Woods, Birmingham area. One child, Alice, married Solomon Gould. Info pls
   e-mail: doreen.medcraft@btinternet.com

Lazar, Maria - was a well-known Jewish writer and journalist who was forgotten after she fled from Austria in 1933. I am a doctoral candidate at the University of Goettingen who would like to republish her work and, for this reason, contact her daughter Judith, who lives in the UK and administers her estate. Any information please
   e-mail: search@ajr.org.uk

Lechfeld, Germany - - Jewish refugee camp - I am seeking information regarding the location of this camp, where I was born in 1948. I am one of two daughters of Abraham and Chana Furer. My sister was born in Berlin in 1947. Two other sisters were born in Russia, where my parents escaped during the war. I would like to locate records of our existence. Any information, please send email
   e-mail: mezi@prodigy.net

Lederer, Ruth - from Austria (?). During early years of war lived at home of Overtons, Church Street, Rugby. Had younger brother. Worked at George Over Ltd Booksellers, Market Place, Rugby. Information, please
   e-mail: search@ajr.org.uk

Lederer, Ruth -

Kindertransportee, born 4.11.1923 in Vienna, parents Herta and Alfred Lederer. Arrived in England summer 1939 from Prague. One address: R. A. Overton, The Green, Bilton, Rugby; a second address: Mrs Forsdike, 68 Hallam Crescent, Leicester. Worked in hospital/nursing home in London in 1945. Any info please to

   e-mail: ralfcam@online.no

Lehmann family - from Nordenburg, East Prussia. I believe my family (22 members in total) were deported to Minsk in Russia. I arrived in England as a Kindertransportee in January 1939 and lived in Glasgow until internment. In 1940 I joined the Pioneer corps and later transferred to the Intelligence Corps 6th Airborne Division. My name was Erwin Lehmann, my father's name Louis Lehmann. Any information on my family, please email
   e-mail: langfordlewis@btclick.com

Leidler, Ludwig - born Vienna 26.1.32, Kindertransport to England 1939. Any info please
   e-mail: search@ajr.org.uk

Lemler, Eva - born Vienna 22.01.1919. Last address in Vienna: Grundsteingasse 47, Ottakring. Fled Vienna for England, probably in 1938, by train and boat. Travelled with her cousin Sali Sigal, and possibly with the Schlesinger (sp?) family. Any information, please contact Marilyn Sheridan (Miriam Sigal)
   e-mail: marilyns@dakotacom.net

Lemmé, Maria (née Schwarzkopf), -

artist, died Theresienstadt 1943. Researcher seeks information about relatives of hers who came to Britain. Please contact Margrit Timme at

   e-mail: friedrichtimme@aol.com

Les Hillman (Lothar Himmelstaub), -

 I wish to trace ex-KT companion Les Hillman (Lothar Himmelstaub), last living in Queensland, Australia. He and I lived in Birkenward Hostel in Skelmorlie, Scotland, during the war with some 40 girls and boys mainly from Austria and Germany (project financed by Gertrude Jacobson Foundation). Lothar apparently had a relative in London, Henry Diamond. Please contact Henry Herner, Pompano Beach, Florida, at

   e-mail: hherner@hotmail.com

Lest We Forget - Author has written book on Holocaust with graphic displays of concentration camps. Seeks survivors' opinions on 125-page chapter and, perhaps, help in promoting book. Contact Steve Richards.
   e-mail: search@ajr.org.uk

Lévy, Dr Raymond - my father, was director of Montintin château in 1943-44. I am seeking information relating to this period.
   e-mail: levy_jackie@yahoo.fr

Levy, Else - born Könen 21.2.1927, is a camp survivor who came to England after the war. Any information please
   e-mail: search@ajr.org.uk

Lichtenberg, Samuel -

Family Tree Ltd, based in Budapest, are doing research for purpose of locating heirs to an estate. Researching Samuel’s family led us to the UK and the 300 Jewish children who found refuge in Windermere. Pls contact Marija Stojanovska Rupcic at

   e-mail: rupcic@familytree.hu

Liffman - Residents of Suedvorstadt, Dresden until 1934-35. Father's name Simon or Samuel, a co-owner of Alsberg department store. Hannelore Kuhn, a schoolfriend of Ursula (Ulla) Liffman still living in Dresden, has heard that the Liffmans emigrated to England and would like to get in touch. Contact Frederick Taylor.
   e-mail: search@ajr.org.uk

Lilley ,Elfriede (née Poms) - or family. Last known address off Roman Road, Bow, London, married Frederick, around 1950. Previous address 1 Sefton Avenue, Mill Hill, London, 1948. Father’s name Heinrich. Preacher in East End of London. Came to UK around 1939 with family from Germany (Berlin?). Please Email:
   e-mail: stevenbracher@yahoo.com

Lobl, Dr Elizabeth -

Information sought for student writing dissertation on famous German author (her patient). Please contact Jasmin Weber at Gutenbergring 2, 84453 Mühldorf am Inn, Germany, or at

   e-mail: jasmine-web@gmx.de

Loewental, Professor Artur Immanuel - b. Vienna 1879, died Wellingore, near Lincoln, 1964. This Austrian sculptor and medallist moved to Berlin before escaping to England in 1934. Lived first at 25 Elm Street London; around 1942 moved to Lincoln. Information, please
   e-mail: search@ajr.org.uk

Loewy, Fritzi -

I am doing a research project on this former Vienna Hakoah swimmer. Any info please to Vida Bakondy on tel 0043-699 108 27 259 or

   e-mail: vida@strg.at

Louis and Renee Crossley (Louis Plofsky and Renee Shenker), -

My late parents, who lived in Clapton, east London, sponsored a KT child jointly or individually. For purpose of my family tree, could that KT refugee please contact David W. Crossley at

   e-mail: crobat@dircon.co.uk

Love during WW2 - Were you a German refugee who had a love affair with a British person during the war? Testimony Films is making a series for UK TV History. Contact Lisa Lipman on 0117 925 8589

Löwenstein, Oscar (Oskar) - born 10.5.1868 in Danzig, died probably in 1955. His wife, Irma Löwenstein (née Samec/Sametz, name from first marriage Hübsch) was born 8.8.1892. Following death of Oscar Löwenstein she married a third time, now calling herself Irma Austin-Löwenstein. In 1959 she lived at 6 Wetherby Gardens, London SW5. From the first marriage she had a son, William H. Harcourt (previous name Wilhelm Hübsch), born 19.3.1910. In 1958 he lived at 27 Pembridge Square, London W2. Any information, please
   e-mail: search@ajr.org.uk

Lowus, Susi -

Born Vienna late April 1927, spent war years in Glasgow. Last heard of 1952-53 when working for Dupont Co. in Montreal. She was a member of MHWA in Montreal. Any info pls to



   e-mail: slomb@skynet.be

Löwy, Dora -

b. 1924 or 1925, arrived London from Prague via Kindertransport in May 1939. Moved to Northern Ireland or Irish Republic soon after. Any info on her pls to


   e-mail: search@ajr.org.uk

Lowy, Lisbeth - born 29.12.1918. In 1999 her address was Lanark Mansions, 14 Lanark Road, London W9 1DB. Information on her family members or, at least, her date of death, please
   e-mail: search@ajr.org.uk

Ludwig and Selma (Hayek) Lederer -

My grandparents Ludwig and Selma (Hayek) Lederer moved to Vienna from Slovakia. They had two children: Walter (b. 25/1/1911) and Olga (older, dob unknown). They left for America (Oakland, Calif.) in 1939, sponsored by Ludwig’s brother Hugo. Any info please to Evelyn Lederer Hernball at

   e-mail: yourevieness@gmail.com

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