Heinz Norbert / Chaim Nathan Wallach

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Heinz Norbert / Chaim Nathan Wallach

Birthdate: (65)
Birthplace: Soest, Arnsberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Death: Died in Johannesburg, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of Ernst Wallach and Clara Wallach
Husband of <private> Wallach (KOOPERBERG)
Father of Private User and Private User
Brother of Gerda WALLACH; <private> WALLACH and Clara Wallach

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About Heinz Norbert / Chaim Nathan Wallach

Heinz Wallach, a middle child with two sisters, was born in Soest, Westphalia, Germany, on 24 January 1916 to Ernst and Clara Wallach. His father was a grain merchant.

As conditions in Germany worsened in 1936 Heinz and his sister Elsbeth manage to immigrate to Johannesburg, South Africa.

His first job was at the Coligny Granary in the Western Transvaal, where he worked from 1936-1938. After which he went back to Johannesburg and studied at night school. He then worked for Domestic and Foreign Trade, an importing house established by a German Jew , until the mid sixties, except for the period during World War II , in which he fought in the South African army.

In October 1948 Heinz met Ida Kooperberg, whose family had been hidden from the Nazis in Holland and had immigrated to Johannesburg after the war.

They were married in April 1949 and had two children, Charles (1950) and Ruth(1954).

Source

Http://www.goethe.de/ins/za/pri/jue/bfx/BMW/en1642883.htm

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Heinz Norbert / Chaim Nathan Wallach's Timeline

1916
January 24, 1916
Soest, Arnsberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
1981
March 16, 1981
Age 65
Johannesburg, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng, South Africa