Peisech Mendzigursky – Docs

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

Kitchener camp, Peisech Mendzigursky, 1938
Kitchener camp, Peisech Mendzigursky, 1938
Arrested!

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

Kitchener camp, Peisech Mendzigursky, German passport
Kitchener camp, Peisech Mendzigursky, German passport
Kitchener camp, Peisech Mendzigursky - passport page, 1939
Kitchener camp, Peisech Mendzigursky – passport page, 1939
Submitted by Judith Elam for her grandfather Peisech Mendzigursky
Peisech Mendzigursky - Kitchener Camp, 1939
Peisech Mendzigursky – Kitchener Camp, 1939
Submitted by Judith Elam for her grandfather Peisech Mendzigursky
Source CBF files via World Jewish Relief
Kitchener camp, Peisech Mendzigursky
Kitchener camp, Peisech Mendzigursky, application for release from internment, 1941
Submitted by Judith Elam for her grandfather Peisech Mendzigursky
Kitchener camp, Peisech Mendzigursky, work contract, 1941
Kitchener camp, Peisech Mendzigursky, work contract, 1941
Submitted by Judith Elam for her grandfather Peisech Mendzigursky
Peisech Mendzigursky, enemy alien tribunal, August 1941
Kitchener camp, Peisech Mendzigursky, enemy alien tribunal, August 1941
Submitted by Judith Elam for her grandfather Peisech Mendzigursky
Kitchener camp, Peisech Mendzigursky
Kitchener camp, Peisech Mendzigursky, extract from naturalisation application
Submitted by Judith Elam for her grandfather Peisech Mendzigursky
Kitchener camp, Peisech Mendzigursky
Kitchener camp, Peisech Mendzigursky, extract from naturalisation application

Kitchener camp, Peisech Mendzigursky
Kitchener camp, Peisech Mendzigursky, extract from naturalisation application

Kitchener camp, Peisech Mendzigursky
Kitchener camp, Peisech Mendzigursky, extract from naturalisation application
Kitchener camp, Peisech Mendzigursky
Kitchener camp, Peisech Mendzigursky, extract from naturalisation application