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Need help with finding german ancester

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Donna

Donna Report 18 Apr 2013 21:06

Thank you everyone for all the given information, to take it all into consideration . I'm that he has mentioned that he had a son, as I would love to say to my father , ho by the way I've received some information, well I can hope that this may happen.

+++DetEcTive+++

+++DetEcTive+++ Report 11 Apr 2013 00:20

If the post Dizzi has found is about the same Helmut, have you thought about placing an advert in a Kiel newspaper?

An internet search of 'Newspapers in Kiel' throws up a number of results.

There are also on line phone books for Kiel - just make sure you select the German ones, not Wisconsin!

Searching Kasper on this one
http://www.11880.com
does bring up some results, although not of a Helmut or Herman

If we are to assume that Helmut is the father of a relative, do please, please be aware that his German family or descendents may not know of the English child. If you tried to make contact, you really do have to be tactful.
You should also consider that Helmut has since died.

DIZZI

DIZZI Report 10 Apr 2013 22:00

JUST FOUND THIS IF ITS NOT YOU SOMEONE
ELSE IS LOOKING FOR HIM
http://www.british-genealogy.com/forums/showthread.php/14486-lost-german-POW?daysprune=-1

lost german POW
HELP !
trying to find my grandfather or any information on him, his name is HELMUT KASPER,POW he was in his twentys when my dad was born in 1948.He was then deported back to germany, so my father hasnt seen him. Helmut was from kiel in germany, his parents owned a watch makers shop there.Any information would be greatly apprieciated.

DIZZI

DIZZI Report 10 Apr 2013 21:54

PERHAPS THIS COULD GIVE YOU AN IDEA OF WHERE PRISON OF
WAR CAMP WAS
http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/datablog/2010/nov/08/prisoner-of-war-camps-uk

Donna

Donna Report 10 Apr 2013 21:15

I'm looking for either a Helmut Kasper but for some reason was called Herman , he was detained and sent up to Yorkshire to work on the land around 1944-1948, not sure of the exact dates, any help would be so greatly appreciated , I've been looking for over the last 12 years and drawn a blank, regards Donna