Jack Agin – Photos

Jack Agin – born in Valetta, Malta, on 7 April 1896

Profession: Camp chief cook

Previously worked as a cook for the Jewish Lads Brigade

Kitchener camp, Jack Agin, Cook, 1939
Kitchener camp, Jack Agin, Cook, 1939
On the back of the photograph it reads ‘Walmer 1939’ – and the family thinks this might refer to the Jewish Lads Brigade, because that is where he worked for a time – and given the tents in the background
Kitchener camp, Jack Agin, Cook, 1939
Kitchener camp, Jack Agin, Cook, 1939
Kitchener camp, Richborough refugee transit camp, Jack Agin, Cook, 1939
Kitchener camp, Jack Agin, Cook, 1939
On the back of the photograph it reads: ‘Sandwich Kent 1939’ 
Kitchener camp, Jack Agin, Cook, 1939. Source: Clare Ungerson's Four Thousand men, with the kind permisison of the Wiener Library
Kitchener camp, Jack Agin, Cook, 1939.
Source: Clare Ungerson’s Four Thousand men, with the kind permission of the Wiener Library

Family contact: Oskar Pressburger is sitting on the left holding the large wooden paddle with ‘Kosher’ written on it. There is a letter from Oskar on Jack Agin’s Letters page.