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Debbie Lifshitz

I have been doing genealogical research for about six years. I am
proficient using the internet for genealogical research. I speak, read
and write English and Hebrew fluently, French almost fluently. My
German is rudimentary...but I can at times decipher pertinent short
I am researching my maternal grandmother's family, which -- pre-World
War I -- was basically in France and Germany.

However, I have just found two distant relations (we have cousins in
common), who escaped to Great Britain during the war. I have searched
the UK database on JewishGen prior to this posting.I found one tenuous
match, detailed below.

I am looking for Joseph BRAUNOLD born 9 March 1924 in Fulda, Germany.
He was in England during the war. I do not know if he was on the
kindertransport or whether he came to England via some other process.
I have no further information. His parents and siblings were
I am also looking for Philipp KLAUS born 1894 Wertheim, Germany. He
was in England during the war, but eventually emigrated >from England
to the US and died in NY in 1967. He was Joseph's uncle. His father
died before the war, his mother and siblings were exterminated.

The only possible match I found >from my initial search on the UK
databases on JewishGen was: Rev J. Braunold - source Harold Davis. No
other details.

If anyone has any ideas where, how to start looking, I would be very greatful.
Similarly, I would like to know how to find Kindertransport children,
or whether there are privacy issues.
Thanks so much,
Debbie Lifschitz,
Jerusalem, Israel

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