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Bedrich Reben (Rebenwurzel)

Also Known As: "Fritz"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Strážnice, Hodonín District, South Moravian Region, Czech Republic
Death: Died in Toronto, Toronto Division, Ontario, Canada
Place of Burial: Toronto, Toronto Division, Ontario, Canada
Immediate Family:

Son of Sygmund Rebenwurzel and Paula Rebenwurzel
Brother of Hedwig Rebenwurzel; Lilli Rebenwurzel; Charlotte Felsenburg; Hanus Rebenwurzel; Greta Rebenwurzel and 1 other

Managed by: Daniela Antoinette Torsh
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About Bedrich Reben

He was interned in Mauritius by the British Government who were attempting to stop Jews reaching Palestine. If they did reach Palestine they were then sent to Mauritius. There were 1,600 refugees who arrived in Mauritius in 1940. Bedrich Rebenwurzel managed to leave to fight the Nazis in 1942. He was among a group of Czechs who were allowed to leave the interment camp for south Africa where they then embarked for Palestine. Ref: Genevieve Picot "The Mauritian shekel" The story of the jewish detainess in Mauritius 1940-1945. Trasnlated from the French by Donna Edouard edited by Helen Topr. Vizavi, Mauritius, 1998

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Bedrich Reben's Timeline

1910
October 4, 1910
Strážnice, Hodonín District, South Moravian Region, Czech Republic
1994
August 23, 1994
Age 83
Toronto, Toronto Division, Ontario, Canada
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Toronto, Toronto Division, Ontario, Canada