FRANK SALT came across the grave of Morris Isaacson while visiting
a war cemetery near his holiday home in Normandy.
Morris died in 1944, aged 36. He had two children.
A member of the South Lancashire Regiment, he is the only soldier
of that regiment buried at St Charles-du-Percy, which is not far
from Benny Bocage.
When Frank visits the cemetery, he takes flowers for the Christian
graves and a clean stone for Morris.
Morris was born in Manchester, but lived in Liverpool. Frank would
like to find Morris' family.
EDITH GIDONI, of Beersheba, wants to discover if she has any
Kline or Rakusen relatives in Manchester.
Edith's grandfather was Yehezkel Kline, of Kurland, Latvia. Yehezkel,
who had a grist mill, married Libia and had three children, Michael
Lewis, Faitya and another son who was a pharmacist, possibly in
Edith's father Michael Lewis Kline and his sister were taken to
Boston, America, by Edith's maternal grandparents who were relatives,
also from Latvia.
Michael married Bessie Goldsmith and had five children, Peretz,
Avraham Abba, Lillian, Faiga Hotta and Eta Hassa (Edith).
Edith thinks the Rakusens were her father's cousins and hopes
that some of the older relatives may know or remember some of her
She would like to know if her grandfather or any of the family
survived the war. She recently discovered that her grandmother was
murdered in the Holocaust.
Edith had five children, Donna, Gedalya, Penina, Marsha and Mike.
Contact Edith, via Janice Oliver on 0208 458 5580 , write to 9
Eastville Avenue, Temple Fortune, London NW110HD or email firstname.lastname@example.org
REEVA Solomon, of Canada, is looking for the children of her
cousin Sika (Simon) Feinberg.
He is the son of Bertha and Max Feinberg, of South Africa, and
was married to Hetty Feinberg (nee Radnan).
They had three children, Laurence, Marcia (Gee) and Shelley.
They grew up in Hove, but lived in Ficksberg and Cape Town, South
Africa before emigrating back to England.
Sika had a sister called Janette.
Reeva's husband Les had family in Leeds where Sika's mother came
The family's name was Lewis and his mother was Sophie.
Write to 8 Carluke Crescent, Toronto, Ont M2L2V4, Canada, telephone
0014162245559 or email email@example.com
Jčni Keller, of Florida, is looking for her aunt, Stella Rachel
Keller, who was born at Margaret Garrett Anderson hospital, London,
on March 6, 1935.
Her parents were Theodore Fairfield Keller and Rebecca (nee Moscovitch)
The family moved to Norwich in 1936.
Stella emigrated to Ramat Gan Israel where she married U Gerson
They returned to England, settling in Bristol. The marriage did
not last and Jčni assumes Stella remained in Bristol.
She is also searching for any Moscovitch/Moskowitz and Grimberg
relatives in the London area.
Jčni's grandmother was Rebecca Moscovitch, who was born in Botosani,
Romania in July 1909. She had two sisters, Brenda and Renee.
The family settled in Whitechapel. Rebecca's father was listed
as Harris Moskowitz on her marriage certificate to Theodore Keller
at the East London Synagogue on March 25, 1934).
Jčni believes her great-grandmother was Hana Grimberg or Grinberg.
Theodore died in Norwich in 1970, while Rebecca died in 1996,
also in Norwich.
or write to 7203 Timber Ct, Tampa, FL 33625, USA or telephone 001818
Jack Rabinowitz, of Toronto, is trying to locate Margaret Nathan
and Irene Nathan.
Margaret, who married Henry Dewar, was born in 1927 and Irene
in 1930 in Glasgow.
They were the daughters of Norman Nathan (1877-1932) and Christina
Morris Nathan (1898-1974).
Their last known address was 93 Saltmarket, Glasgow.
Write to 1307 Steeles Ave, West, Toronto, Canada M2R 3N2, email
or telephone 001416 665 4334
Joan Betty Stuchner, of Canada, wants to find her old friend
"Not even my old friends from the Leeds Judean days know where
he is," she said.
Geoff, an obstetrician, is married with children, lived in London
and may now live in Australia.
Joan hasn't seen him since he was doing a residency in Canada,
Write to 8425 Heather St. Vancouver BC V6P 3S3 Canada, email firstname.lastname@example.org
or telephone 001604 261 8520
THE family of the late Meyer Bergson would like to speak to
anyone who knew him from his time in Liverpool or Southport.
Meyer was from a well-known family in Bradford. He was sent to
Liverpool to work during the Second World War, where he later set
up a clothing business called BMB with two friends.
In the late 1950s he moved to Southport and died in July 1961.
He is buried in Liverpool.
Contact Carl Goldberg on 0161-740 8792.
RON LAPID, of Ra'anana, is looking for information regarding
the Selby family, who were connected to one of the hotels in Bournemouth.
The family's name was formerly Inselberg.
Write to 8/7 Halamed Heh St, Ra'anana 43341, Israel, telephone
00972 97745407 or email email@example.com
MURRAY SCHWALBE, of Manchester, is seeking information on Ellis
Graham, formerly Goldberg.
Ellis lived in Whitefield, Manchester, and had two sons, Barry
and Brian. He also had a twin sister, Fanny Leon, and a brother,
Issy, who moved to London.
Telephone 0161-773 1455 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
MARSHA COHEN GILBERT, of Oregon, is having a problem locating
naturalisation papers for Joseph Cohen, who was married to Naomi
Lipke. They are buried at Gildersome Cemetery, Leeds.
STAN ROSE, of Buckinghamshire, is looking for the location
of the pre-war and Second World War factory premises in Leeds of
M&N Horne Ltd.
He would also like to know the date of its closure and information
on any of the workers.
SUE EASTER, of Norfolk, is hoping readers can tell her why her
grandmother Miriam Keene (nee Blumenthal) had this photograph.
It was taken in Liverpool, probably in the 1890s.
Sue's research has led her to believe that they might be Benjamin
Szaja Berliner and his wife Krajndla Toper, both Russian and originally
residents of the Plock area of Poland. They later moved to Liverpool.
Write to 6 Sunset Walk, Eccles on Sea, Norfolk NR12 0SX, telephone
01692 580599 or email email@example.com
To make an appeal, email MIKE COHEN at
Please include your home address and contact telephone number.