Intro

Welcome this new archive relating to the men and women service personnel and the part they played at the Liberation and subsequent Humanitarian Effort of the Bergen Belsen Concentration Camp in 1945.

We are now inviting any relatives of service personnel who may have been at the camp to get in touch. We do not believe there are any records of the diverse group of men and women, many completely untrained, who were involved with the camp, after it’s liberation.

Those That Served

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There are currently 22 names in this directory beginning with the letter K.
Kadizokla, Stanislaus (Rev)
Rev Stanislaus Kadizokla, from Cracow. Kadizokla was a prisoner of war within the camp. More
Submitted by: Belsen Archive

Kahn - Minden Eva

Kane George Alfred

Kay, John (113 LAA)
SERJEANT 909190 Awarded MILITARY MEDAL
Submitted by: Belsen Archive

Kearney, J (113th, 370 Battery)
From Liverpool
Submitted by: Belsen Archive

Kees, Stephen J (Sgt) (RASC)
R.A.S.C.. only son of Councillor W. Kees. and Mrs. Kees, Avenue-rd., Penge
Submitted by: Belsen Archive

Kenny Alan John

KENNY, ALFRED JAMES (KIA)
Name: KENNY, ALFRED JAMES Rank: Gunner Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery Unit Text: 113 (2/5th Bn. The Durham Light Inf.) Lt. A.A. Regt. Age: 36 Date of Death: 28/06/1944 Service No: 1617489 Additional information: Son of James and Christina Kenny, of Stirling. Grave/Memorial Reference: V. D. 20. Cemetery: ST. MANVIEU WAR CEMETERY, CHEUX
Submitted by: 113th DLI Archive

Kent Philip David Alexander

Kidd Humphry Bohun

Kilby John Vernon

Kilner John Goff

King, Gilbert Gnr. (63rd ATR)
63rd Anti Tank Regiment (QOOH) Queens Own Oxfordshire Yeomanry
Submitted by: Belsen Archive

Kingan/Hughes June Dr.

Kinnear, Nigel Dr. (Red Cross)
Surgeon More
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Knight, Kenneth Claude James (RAMC)
Submitted by: Belsen Archive

Knoth, Paul
My dad was with the british tanks there, he cried about it even just before his death in 1986. he was not jewish , just a human being in a peoples army trying to do the right thing. His name PAUL Knoth i am Howard knoth one of his sons.
Submitted by: Howard Knoth

Kohn Elisabeth

Korn Gerald Woolf

Krantz Hermina

Kunkel Norman C.

Kyndt Charles Alexander Louis


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This site will progress and I’d encourage anyone with any info to get in touch. My granddad, Reg Price served with the 113th Durham Light Infantry*, as part of 369 Battery. As a signwriter, he produced this sign…

Belsen sign
Belsen sign

And this was kept in the family for years – so for the 75th anniversary of the Liberation of Belsen in 2020, subsequent VE Day and VJ Day, I thought it’s about time I’d try to find out more about Reg – his comrades (many of which are names, simply written on the back of photos), what they did together and for a way to remember them all, properly.

To coinicide with the anniversary, I was able to be filmed both on national and local BBC TV to tell Reg’s Story.
Whilst this was totally out of my comfort zone and I dreaded every moment – I decided I needed to do something to start this all off. BBC Midlands Today aired 7th May and a VE Day Antiques Roadshow Special aired Sunday 10th May.

Read here about The Heroes of Belsen.

The main photo, shown here was coloured for the 75th Anniversary and we’ll tell you all about it shortly – and what happened next!

*Just 113th Durham Light Infantry? No we are interested in all Service and Medical personnel who took part during the humanitarian effort at Belsen Concentration Camp. Their roles and names are largely forgotten, as many were too horrified to ever speak of what they had to do, so this archive seeks to form a tribute to ALL those that were there, to find out more and to remember them.
If you have a relative, or any info, on the relief effort at Belsen, we’d love you to please get in touch. Email us: liberator@belsen.co.uk – Thank you

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Any 113th Durham Light Infantry friends or family are encouraged to get in touch via 113th@belsen.co.uk


** In 1938 the old 5th Battalion DLI changed its role to Searchlights and then in 1940 to Anti-Aircraft. This 113th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment went to Normandy in June 1944 and joined the advance into Germany in early 1945.
Official designation – Brigade: 100 AA • Division: 30 Corps. • Unit: 113 LAA Regt. RA (DLI) TA.

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