Werner Weissenberg – Photos

Werner Weissenberg – born in Pleß, Upper Silesia, Germany, 7th November 1911

Occupation in country of origin: teacher

Arrived in Britain as a refugee from Germany on 6th June 1939

Kitchener Camp 1939, Richborough
Kitchener Camp 1939: in front of one of the Richborough camp huts

In the photograph above, seventh from the left at the back: Werner Weissenberg

A family have got in touch and we can now name another of the men in this photograph – Jakob Lengel, born in Luneburg in 1907, is standing on the left of this image.

 

Richborough transit camp: photograph by water tower
Kitchener camp: photograph by water tower, 1939

In the photograph above, third from the right at the back: Werner Weissenberg; Jakob Lengel is standing on the right.

Some of the refugees at Kitchener Camp - also know as Richborough transit camp
Some of the refugees at Kitchener Camp in 1939 – also known as Richborough transit camp

In the photograph above, second from the left at the back: Werner Weissenberg