Siegfried Michelson – Photos

Siegfried Michelson – born in Gleiwitz, Upper Silesia, Germany, 30th November 1898

Profession in country of origin: labourer

Arrived in Britain as a refugee from Germany on 1st August 1939

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The photograph below is reproduced here by kind permission of Helen Fry

From her book, Jews in North Devon during the Second World War: The escape from Nazi Germany and the establishment of the Pioneer Corps (Halsgrove 2005), where there is also some further information about Siegfried’s life in this context

Kitchener camp, Siegfried Michelson, Pioneer Corps book, photograph
Siegfried Michelson, Pioneer Corps, photograph
Submitted by Leslie Brown, for his uncle, Siegfried Michelson