Walter Brill – Photos

Walter Brill – born in Herzebrock, Germany, 13th September 1910

Occupation in country of origin: furniture making

Arrived in Britain as a refugee from Germany, 3 April 1939

Irmgard Brill (geboren Levy) - born Rinteln, Germany, 8th April 1911

Occupation: housewife

Arrived in Britain as a refugee from Germany, June 1939

May have been resident at Kitchener camp at the outbreak of war
Winston Jonas Brill - born in England, 16th June 1939 (while Walter was resident in Kitchener camp)
 

Occupation: Professor of microbiology, founder of a biotechnology company, consultant and speaker on creativity and innovation. Winston retired in 2003 and currently lives in Redmond, Washington, USA

May have been resident at Kitchener camp at the outbreak of war
Walter Brill - with friends in Herzebrock, Germany.
Walter Brill – with friends in Herzebrock, Germany
Submitted by Winston Brill and family, 2017
Walter Brill and friend; Kitchener camp hut, 1939
Walter Brill and friend; Kitchener camp hut, 1939
Submitted by Winston Brill and family, 2017
Walter Brill, Kitchener camp 1939
Walter Brill, Irmgard Brill (geb. Levy), and son Winston J. Brill. This picture was published in a Kitchener camp newsletter.
Printed in England by Odhams Press Ltd. 93 Long Acre, London, WC2. Published here by The Kitchener Camp Committee, Leconfield House, Curzon Street, London
Submitted by Winston Brill and family, 2017
Walter Brill; playing cards in the British army; Second World War
Walter Brill; playing cards in the British army; Second World War
Submitted by Winston Brill and family, 2017

 

Walter Brill; in British army uniform; Second World War
Walter Brill; in British army uniform; Second World War
Submitted by Winston Brill and family, 2017

 

Irmgard and Walter Brill (in British army uniform), with young Winston Jonas, plus colleague; Second World war
Irmgard and Walter Brill (in British army uniform), with young Winston Jonas, plus colleague; Second World war
Submitted by Winston Brill and family, 2017

 

Walter Brill and family - emigrating to USA, 1949
Walter Brill and family – emigrating to USA, 1949
Brill family get-together in England in autumn 1949 to celebrate Walter and family emigrating to the USA. Walter Brill is top-right, holding Ralph Brill (middle son). Irmgard Brill is middle-right, holding Peter Brill (youngest son). Winston Brill (oldest son) is centre bottom. Oldest couple (centre middle) are Walter’s parents. Others are Walter’s sisters and families.
Submitted by Winston Brill and family, 2017

A new life in a new land: The USA

Brill family in the USA, around 1952
Brill family in the USA, around 1952
Submitted by Winston Brill and family, 2017
Walter Brill and sons in USA, around 1957
Walter Brill and sons in USA, around 1957
Submitted by Winston Brill and family, 2017