• Rabbi Dr. Arthur Saul Super

    Rabbi Dr. Arthur Saul Super, a Chaplain with the British army, was present at the liberation of Belsen. (He was my late wife’s uncle).  6,268 total views

  • Brigadier Glyn-Hughes

    Glyn-Hughes qualified as a doctor in 1915 following attendance at University College London. He joined the British Army serving as Regimental Medical Officer for the Wiltshire Regiment (1915-18) & The Grenadier Guards (1918-19).  6,912 total views

  • Alex Paton – Medical Student

    My friend Alex Paton, who has died aged 91, was a distinguished physician who never sought high office in medicine but did good quietly, mentoring junior doctors, influencing the profession, and using his knowledge of liver disease to improve alcoholism treatment. When still a medical student, he spent May 1945 assisting in the liberation of Belsen.  5,443 total views

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    Edmond Boyd – Medical Student

    At 23, Edmond Boyd was a privileged, upper-class Cambridge medical student who wanted to be a journalist, but was encouraged into medicine by his father.  4,964 total views

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    Ken Allen – 58th Light Anti Aircraft Regiment

    “The stench of death could be smelt miles away – even before the concentration camp came into view. The horrible smell was so thick in the air, you could almost slice it with a knife and it made us gag.”  6,674 total views

  • Janet Vaughan

    Dame Janet Vaughan, (1899–1993) the well-connected daughter of the headmaster of Rugby, great great niece of Sir Henry Halford (1766–1844), president of the Royal College of Physicians, and second cousin of Virginia Woolf, was an expert on blood disorders, specifically pernicious anaemia.  5,604 total views

  • Tom Jackson

    Sergeant with the Intelligence Corps – British Army for six years. Following the liberation of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, Tom was part of the team that arrested the SS Guards on 17th April 1945.  5,424 total views

  • Roll of Honour

    The 113th Durham Light Infantry, Royal Artillery, Roll of Honour (Listed by date order) x19 KIA from July to November 1944 (x15 found) and x10 in Training accidents prior to June 1944 (x1 found)  7,047 total views