Peisech Mendzigursky – born in Oswiecim, Poland, 9 April 1898
Profession in country of origin: furrier and travelling salesman
Arrived in Britain as a refugee from Germany on 31 August 1939
Subject: Gestapo Special Action
Following orders, today at about 12.15 pm, by Fischer and signed by the commercial agent
Mendzigursky, First name: Peisech, born 9.4.98 in Oswiecim (Poland), living since 1st November 1938 with Kormes at Pfaffendorferstrasse 5, 1stfloor, was removed from his residence by the Leipzig police and taken to the Police Prison around 13 hours.
When questioned, this was his answer: “I am married to Freide, nee Wiener, born 3 November 1903 in Toporow in Lemberg. I have 3 children, aged 14, 13 and 3. My father, Feiwel Meyer M., lives in the old age home here in Auenstrasse. My mother, Ettel Lea, nee Hasenlauf, is deceased.
I am stateless.
At this time I am out of work, because my business permit was confiscated. I have no driver’s license and I am not in possession of a weapon.
No weapons were found during a search of his residence.
The above translation and submission by Judith Elam, granddaughter of Peisech Mendzigursky