Poignant photograph that proves pensioner’s family died at Auschwitz

Posted on January 24, 2013

Pcture showing Harry’s parents suitcase (Jacob Greilsamer bottom left) Photo: BNPS

The photograph appeared “out of the blue” and showed a battered black suitcase, a name, and a number. It finally proved what the Dorset pensioner had long suspected – that his parents and grandmother perished in the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz nearly seven decades ago. Mr Grenville and his sister were among 10,000 Jewish children evacuated from Germany to Britain before the war as part of the Kindertransport refugee mission.

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