Bruno was born on 1 May 1895 in Kiel, and died 10 August 1979 in Westminster.
He was married in 1936 to Annelise Beyer. Both she and their only daughter, Roselise, were murdered at Auschwitz. Roselise was just four and a half years old.
Bruno’s father Emil Pietsch was murdered at Theresienstadt, 14 Feb 1943.
His mother, Elise Skamper Pietsch, died in 1928 in Kiel.
I am related on the Skamper side, but distantly.
Submitted for Bruno Pietsch by a distant relative, Judith Elam
Marie (Mitzi) was a Jewish refugee from Vienna. They were married for over 30 years until Bruno’s death in 1979; they had no children.
Bruno and Mitzi are buried next to each other in the Cemetery of the Federation of Synagogues at Upminster Road North, Rainham, Essex
|Residence||Kitchener camp, Sandwich, Kent|
|Conflict||Second World War|
|Series||Home Office: Aliens Department: Internees Index, 1939-1947|
|Document details||Internees at Liberty in the UK, Ph-Polk|
|Archive reference||HO 396/68|
|Archive||The National Archives|
|Record set||Britain, Enemy Aliens And Internees, First And Second World Wars|
|Category||Military, armed forces & conflict|
Surname: Pietsch Forenames: Bruno Date and place of birth: 1.5.1895, Kiel Nationality: German Police registration cert. no.: 711369 Home office ref: C 354 Address: Kitchener camp, Richborough, Sandwich, Kent Normal Occupation: Tailor Decision of tribunal: Exempted 'C' Date 11.10.1939 Whether exempted from article 6 (a) & 9 (a): Yes Whether desires to be repatriated: No Richborough camp, Tribunal 2
Source: National Archives, Kew, UK. Information obtained and reproduced under Open Government Licence.