AUSTRALIAN Dr Judy Campbell wants to contact any family of Dr Anna
Maria (Annemaria) Eleanora Curth Goldberg, who cared for civilian
internees of the Japanese in Muntok, Palembang and Belalau Camps in
Sumatra, Indonesia, during the Second World War.
Her first husband was Erich Goldberg, a neurologist or psychiatrist.
They were working in the Perak state in Malaya before the war.
Dr Goldberg left Singapore on board the Vyner Brooke on February
13, 1942. This boat was bombed and sank in the Banka Straits. Survivors
were placed in harsh internment camps on reaching shore.
In 1952, Dr Goldberg married Lord Charles Murray-Aynsley, the
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Stéphane Grauzam is looking for Dr Albin Grauzam and his wife
Albin was born in Kielce, Poland, on December 9, 1909.
Stéphane’s grandfather saw him for the last time in Warsaw in
Although he couldn’t find the couple, he believes they might have
survived the Holocaust.
Stéphane also wants information on Max York, born Mordka David
Jurkiewicz on July 19, 1895 in Piotrkow, Poland.
He was the son of Moszek and Nacha Jurkiewicz and had a son called
They lived part of their lives in Detroit and London.
ELIZABETH Jacobi (nee Lester) is trying to trace her first
cousin, who was adopted in 1946.
Elizabeth, who has lived in Israel for 46 years, was born in June,
1946. She explains that her aunt Adelaide (Addie) Levinstein gave
up her Leeds-born daughter for adoption to a Jewish She only discovered
the existence of her cousin from her mother in her later years.
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FLORIDIAN Sandra Landers wants information on the mysterious
death of her cousin.
Esther Latter died on July 22, 1903, at the Victoria Infirmary
in the Gorbals, Glasgow, from extensive burns to her face and body,
aged just six.
Her parents, Solomon and Leah (Chait) Latter, lived at 16 Main
Street in Glasgow.
Sandra wants to find newspaper articles about the death and what
the cause was.
MODYA Silver, of Canada, is looking for any references to the
Matofski family from Leeds.
Modya also assumes that the Matafsky family in Glasgow is related
Rose Matofski married Myer Dergoodski — her great-grandparents,
so she is also looking for Dergoodskis (Degatski/ Degoodski/Dergoodski).
Modya found a great-grandson of Rabbi Degatski from Manchester,
but cannot make the direct link from Manchester to the Dergoodski
family from Leeds.
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JOSH Aronson is trying to find a old classmate of his mother’s
from Manchester in the 1960s.
Josh’s mum, Lenka Sinason, was a pupil at Broughton Jewish Cassel
Fox Primary School. Josh is searching for a man named Len, who lived
on Stanley Road, Salford.
BARBARA Tranter wants to find a girl who was on her degree
course with her at Sheffield Polytechnic in the 1980s. The girl
was called Glynis and lived in Bury.
DAVID Pearlstein would like to hear from Tonya or Tanya who
contacted him in October about his uncle David Levenson.
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Jeff Kaye, of Israel, is compiling a biography of his great grandfather,
Samuel, was a kosher butcher in the Gorbals, Glasgow, who emigrated
from Vievis, Lithuania in the late-1880s. He was born in 1867 and
died in 1940 in Glasgow. He is buried in Sandymount Cemetery.
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