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Samuel Wandstein

Birthplace: Leipzig, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
Death: February 03, 1955 (61)
London, England (United Kingdom)
Immediate Family:

Son of Isaak Wandstein and Chaje Laja Wandstein
Husband of Basia/Berta Wandstein
Father of Helene Wandstein and Hermann Wandstein

Managed by: Sharon Meen
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About Samuel Wandstein

  • Date of birth identified in Siegfried Wolf. Juden in Thüringen 1933-1945: Biographische Daten. (2000), vol 2 (unpaginated)
  • Identified as husband of Berta Wandstein, see Wolf
  • Identified as father of Helene and Hermann Wandstein, see Wolf.
  • Samuel Wandstein was arrested in the Reichspogromnacht/Kristallnacht and imprisoned in Buchenwald. He was released on 6 December 1938 and was then able to escape to England: "Wandstein, Samuel (Jahrgang 1893) - Verschleppung in das KZ Buchenwald, Entlassung hier am 6. Dezember 1938, später Flucht nach England,"
  • The Enemy Aliens Tribunal Index, to be found in the findmypast database, tells us that Samuel Wandstein sat before the Tribunal on 12 December 1939 and was declared exempt from internment. However, handwriting at the top of the index card says "Release authorized. Cat. 3. 14.12.40". A second card states that he was released on 26.12.40.
  • The England & Wales Death Index includes a record for a Samuel Wandstein, born abt.1894, who died in March 1955. [Source: England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2007 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2007.]
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Samuel Wandstein's Timeline

May 24, 1893
Leipzig, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
August 12, 1926
Altenburg, Thuringia, Germany
April 26, 1929
Altenburg, Thuringia, Germany
February 3, 1955
Age 61
London, England (United Kingdom)