collectionsbanner2012 

Print Change text to normal font sizeChange text to bigger font size

Photograph of the Meyer Brothers

H2-bg

 

Kurt Meyer, Ernst Meyer, Hans Meyer, Paul Meyer, Gert Meyer 

Photograph of the five Meyer brothers of Amsterdam—Ernst, Kurt, Hans, Paul, and Gert. Hans and Gert perished in Mauthausen but the others survived. Ernst went to England, Kurt made his way to France, and Paul escaped to Spain.

When Paul was captured and interned in a Spanish P.O.W. camp, he pretended to be a Canadian soldier by the name of Freddy Kingston. Several months later, the Red Cross and British Consulate secured his release. He joined the Jewish Brigade in Palestine and served with British officers in various campaigns against German and Italian forces. 

Donated by Paul Meyer
M2009/035:005

Calendar of Events

icon_calendar

Program and festival dates - everything you need to know to make your visit to the Sydney Jewish Museum a success. Find out more

Gift Shop

Gift

We now have all your special gifts for barmitzvah, batmitzvah, weddings, engagements, birthdays and other simchas. Call (02)9360 7999 or email shop@sjm.com.au

Meet_the_guides
Volunteer Day