Joachim Reissner – Letters

Joachim Reissner – born in Seelow, Germany, 17 January 1923

Occupation in country of origin: student at Berlin ORT

Arrived in Britain as a refugee from Germany, 30 August 1939

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Richborough camp, Joachim Reissner, Red Cross letter, 4 June 1940, Stamped 9 August 1940, page 1
Kitchener camp, Joachim Reissner, Red Cross letter, 4 June 1940, Stamped 9 August 1940, page 1
Submitted by Vivien Harris for her uncle, Joachim Reissner
Richborough camp, Joachim Reissner, Red Cross letter, 4 June 1940, Stamped 9 August 1940, page 2
Kitchener camp, Joachim Reissner, Red Cross letter, 4 June 1940, Stamped 9 August 1940, page 2

All translations kindly submitted by the family

4 June 1940

From: Joachim Reissner (Son)

Ort School

226 Chapeltown Road

Leeds 7


To: Louis Reissner

Seelow in der Mark

Berlinerstrasse 20

Germany


Dear Parents

All goes well with me, Willi and Heinz. I hope the same with you. Expect news from you.

Greetings and Kisses

Joachim

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August 1940

Dear Willi, Achim, Heinz!

We were pleased to hear from you. Are all doing well. Greetings and kisses, Father

Greetings and kisses

Ruth

Richborough camp, Joachim Reissner, Red Cross letter, 30 July 1940, Stamped 15 November 1940, page 1
Kitchener camp, Joachim Reissner, Red Cross letter, 30 July 1940, Stamped 15 November 1940, page 1
Submitted by Vivien Harris for her uncle, Joachim Reissner
Richborough camp, Joachim Reissner, Red Cross letter, 30 July 1940, Stamped 15 November 1940, page 2
Kitchener camp, Joachim Reissner, Red Cross letter, 30 July 1940, Stamped 15 November 1940, page 2
30 July 1940

From: Joachim Reissner (Son)

To: Louis Reissner

Seelow in der Mark

Berlinerstrasse 20


My Dear Ones

We are doing well. Hope the same of you.  Willi visited me here.  Sincere congratulations to Ruth. Greetings

Willi, Heini, Achim

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December 1940

Dear Willi, Achim, Heinz!

We and Philippsborns are well. Congratulations to Willi for his birthday.

Greetings and kisses

Mummy

Many greetings, - Daddy

Greetings, - Ruth


Richborough camp, Joachim Reissner, Red Cross letter, 28 October 1940, Stamped 4 January 1941, page 1
Kitchener camp, Joachim Reissner, Red Cross letter, 28 October 1940, Stamped 4 January 1941, page 1
Submitted by Vivien Harris for her uncle, Joachim Reissner
Richborough camp, Joachim Reissner, Red Cross letter, 28 October 1940, Stamped 4 January 1941, page 2
Kitchener camp, Joachim Reissner, Red Cross letter, 28 October 1940, Stamped 4 January 1941, page 2
28 October 1940

From:Joachim Reissner (Son)

Red Cross Message Bureau

Leeds


To: Louis Reissner

Seelow / Mark

Berlinerstrasse 20

We received answer. We were very happy. Hope you are fine. Expect reply.Best regards.

Willi, Heinz, Joachim

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January 1941

We are all well. Happy to hear from you.

Greetings and kisses, - Mutti

Many greetings and kisses, Ruth

The following is a copy of a 1941 reference for Joachim, from when he was 18 years of age

The ORT boys were 14-17 years of age when they left Berlin

Joachim was 16 when he arrived in the UK and entered Kitchener camp – the same age as some of the children who came over on the Kindertransport

Kitchener camp, Joachim Reissner, ORT letter 1941
Kitchener camp, Joachim Reissner, ORT letter 1941
Submitted by Vivien Harris for her uncle, Joachim Reissner
Richborough transit camp, Joachim Reissner, Berlin ORT Letter, February 1983
Kitchener camp, Joachim Reissner, Berlin ORT Letter, February 1983
Submitted by Vivien Harris for her uncle, Joachim Reissner
Richborough transmigratory camp, Joachim Reissner, Berlin ORT Letter, February 1983, page 2
Kitchener camp, Joachim Reissner, Berlin ORT Letter, February 1983, page 2
Submitted by Vivien Harris for her uncle, Joachim Reissner
Richborough transit camp, Joachim Reissner, Berlin ORT Letter, February 1983, page 3
Kitchener camp, Joachim Reissner, Berlin ORT Letter, February 1983, page 3
Submitted by Vivien Harris for her uncle, Joachim Reissner
Richborough transit camp, Joachim Reissner, Berlin ORT Letter, February 1983, page 4
Kitchener camp, Joachim Reissner, Berlin ORT Letter, February 1983, page 4
Submitted by Vivien Harris for her uncle, Joachim Reissner