Posted on November 27, 2013
Leo Metzstein, was one of the last of 10,000 Jewish children to flee Germany under the Kindertransport scheme before the war broke out in 1939. Born in Berlin, he was the youngest of five Metzstein children to escape the country in August 1939, with his sister Jenny. He lived in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire. He was the brother of the acclaimed architect Isi Metzstein, who died in January 2012.