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Herta - Heinz Found see page 11. Happy Ending Than

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Dea Report 3 Aug 2008 16:57

Best wishes to her !! - and to all !!!!!!!!!!!!!

Dea x


Heather Report 3 Aug 2008 16:47

I think some are still here but board names have changed Jim.


Thelma Report 3 Aug 2008 11:10

Still a wonderful story.
I was looking through the list of posters,not many that I recognise as still being here.


Heather Report 3 Aug 2008 10:27

LOL. I read all the way through thinking a new bit of info had been added. Gawd, is it really 2 years since we had that one.

Deb Vancouver (18665)

Deb Vancouver (18665) Report 3 Aug 2008 00:32

I just loved this thread.



Heather Report 24 Jan 2008 19:22

Blimey, thought I was having deja vu there.


Karen Report 24 Jan 2008 19:19

Hi carol, just thought i would come and say hello, had a break from the family tree for 12 months, i remember this story so well its great you posted it on rememberance, i still think a\bout Herta and if she had survived how her life would have been.



Maltilda Report 13 Nov 2007 10:47

Hello Carol,
Thanks for a very interesting story.
I missed it first time around 2006.
It reminded me of a story
Requiem for a Wren by Neville Shute, which started with a suitcase being found in an attic.
A great read.

Orange Cat and Me

Orange Cat and Me Report 12 Nov 2007 18:02


☺Carol in Dulwich☺

☺Carol in Dulwich☺ Report 12 Nov 2007 09:00

Remembering Herta xx


♥Athena Report 27 Jun 2006 10:44

For those who were following this story, just thought I would let you all know of the final update in today's South London Press. The article, by Robert Dex, begins by referring to the original article and how Carol encouraged us on Genes to try to find out what happened to Herta. It then covers the final stage of the mystery - the finding of Heinz Boley - and mentions my telephone call to New York etc. The article is now on their website if you'd like to read it. If anyone wants to PM me their email address I can send you a scanned copy of the article, if you like. It's a lovely ending to a very poignant and heartfelt story.


♥Athena Report 23 Jun 2006 23:42

Hi - Just popping back in because Carol asked me earlier to give you today's SLP update. I've noticed that the article for today's edition has been added to their website, so if any of you would like to read it I'll give you the address again to save you having to search for it: remove brackets... http://icsouthlondon.icnetwork[.]co[.]uk/ As I mentioned earlier, there will be a third and probably last update in their Tuesday edition (newspaper is twice-weekly). I think you have all been wonderfully supportive and caring members of GR - thanks for all your good wishes - I don't feel I did very much, just a bit of Miss Marpling LOL and a phone call. Still it was nice to know so many of you were behind me to give a bit of moral support. Nite all - I'm going to try to catch some sleep. Been a hectic day! xx


Christine2 Report 23 Jun 2006 21:24

It's all been said but I just had to add my congratulations to everyone concerned. Chrissie


Penelope Report 23 Jun 2006 19:00

Well done everyone x


Swiss Report 23 Jun 2006 18:42

Just got in from work and had to come straight on here to read what happened next .... Well done Carole and Athena! As I said last night, I've never even been on this board before. You are all such a lovely, helpful, caring bunch - like on the General Topics board. Won't say any more because it's all been said apart from, 'All's well that ends well.' Hop you have a good sleep tonight and enjoy your weekend! Cheers! Margaret

Lilly the flower

Lilly the flower Report 23 Jun 2006 18:02

Athena and Carol, I think you are both stars, and what you have done (and everyone else) has made an Old man very happy today, I am sure........just one last thought, but wasn't Cilly Ullman a relative of Herta, she might have been a close one, if Herta was send to stay with her, mightn't she? you think its worth checking this out, and maybe seeing if there are any relations alive living in England????? the case can go home.....or is it best to leave things as they are........any thoughts?????......Lilly


♥Athena Report 23 Jun 2006 16:41

Just thought you all might like to know that having spoken to the reporter from SLP today several times he is definitely doing a third follow-up story on this for Tuesday. I gave him as much info as I could and just now he rang Mr Boley for himself. I suppose to let him know it wasn't just a crank caller haha! Anyway, he said more or less the same as me, that he's a very nice man, just very surprised at the fact he's been written about in the newspaper, but fine about it all the same. The SLP will be sending him copies of all the articles so that he can get a better understanding of everything and why so many people showed such an interest in finding him. Apparently, Henry came over to England in 1944. He must have visited where Herta had lived because he said the house had been demolished by a bomb. So, if that's the case someone must have taken the suitcase to another house. Maybe Cilla if she moved? Well, that's all for the update for now. Will keep you all posted. There is a small bit in today's issue, apparently. I will buy it on my way home and if Carol hasn't updated you all on it by then, I'll give you the low-down. Speak to you all later x

Nolls from Harrogate

Nolls from Harrogate Report 23 Jun 2006 15:36

I see Victoria great minds think alike don't know how I missed your thread it was'nt there when I looked not copying you lol Norah

Nolls from Harrogate

Nolls from Harrogate Report 23 Jun 2006 15:09

Hi All just one wee thought maybe a letter to Heinz to follow up on the telephone conversation might be nice as I'm sure he would have only taken in so much info Once again smashing story well done Athena and Carol Norah


Victoria Report 23 Jun 2006 13:30

Fabulous!! Well done all. Just a thought but perhaps it would be a good idea to send a follow up letter - that way you could include the original article and also give him the address of the Lambeth Archives in case he changes his mind. Victoria