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First World War Internee Paul Adelung, Douglas Camp, Isle of Man

Date(s): ?1918

Scope & Content: The name on the glass plate is 'Adelung'. This corresponds to Paul Adelung who appears in Douglas Camp daybook. Additional info from ICRC database: Aged 19 when interned. Living at 1, Weech Road, Finchley, London. Home address: Furth, Mittel-Franken, Bavaria. Further information from a Jewish family history website: born 24 Nov 1895 Furth Bavaria. Died 7 July 1988 Holywood, California USA. He had two children, one of whom was born in Bavaria in 1930 so it would appear that he retuned to Germany after the First World War but emigrated as the Nazis came to power. Further information from another website: he is named on a 1938 list of Jewish owned businesses in Furth, Bavaria prepared by the NSDAP for the purposes of seizing Jewish goods. He is shown as the co-owner with another Jewish man of Aaba Druckerei GmbH. a printing business.

Language: eng

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/7870/39189


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