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First World War Internee Henry Netter, Woodland, Douglas Camp, Isle of Man

Date(s): ?1918

Scope & Content: Internee Henry Netter of Douglas Camp (identified from other images in this series).

He appears on the ICRC database as Heinrich Netter with prisoner Information bureau number 38683. He first appears on a list of prisoners dated 17/7/1919, age shown as 30, shown as Landsturm (army reserve) place of birth Goppingen in Wurttemburg.

He appears on an Ancestry family tree which confirms he was resident in Hampstead in 1911 (recorded as Bookcloth Merchant), interned in the First World War and returned to Germany post war. He was imprisoned in Dachau concentration camp in 1938 before emigrating to Britain in August 1939. As Heinrich Israel [name imposed by Nazi law] Netter, he was briefly interned again in the Second World War, his index card noted 'Hutchinson'. Released 12/7/1941. Information about Henry Netter is held by the USC Shoah Foundation with the interview of his son Eric Netter.

Nationality: German

Language: English

Extent: overall: 16 cm x 12 cm

Physical description: Black & white glass half-plate negative

Item name: photograph

Collection: Photographic Archive

Level: ITEM

ID number: PG/7870/38987A

Subject tags : woodland jewish


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