This collection consists of a family history report on the fate of Thomas Brady's grandparents, Bernhard and Hedwig Kohn and their daughter Herta from Vienna who perished in the Holocaust. It includes illustrations of contemporary documents and details of other members of the family who were murdered.
Account of the Kohn family's fate during the Holocaust
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 1556 WL1793
- Dates of Creation2010
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 folder
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Bernhard (1879-1942) and Hedwig Kohn (nee Steiner, 1885-1942) lived in Vienna. They had three children, Herta (1925-1942), a hair dresser, Stefanie (born 1911) and Hugo. Stefanie managed to emigrate to England in 1939 to work as a domestic servant. In November 1941 Herta and the parents were deported to Lodz ghetto in Poland. They were transported to Chelmno extermination camp in May 1942 where they were murdered. 27 other members of the family also perished in the Holocaust.
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Donated by David Lang