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Herta - Heinz Found see page 11. Happy Ending Than

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☺Carol in Dulwich☺

☺Carol in Dulwich☺ Report 21 Jun 2006 12:14

Yes Athena lovely pictures in paper, pity we cannot put them on here for others to see. I felt quite saddened to hear that Herta had been killed, hoping that we hear something back from SLP or Lambeth Archives I have written to them both.

☺Carol in Dulwich☺

☺Carol in Dulwich☺ Report 21 Jun 2006 12:20

Zoe if you manage to find anything about Air Raid on Herne Hill/Dulwich area it would make interesting reading. Also anyone found anything about Cilly Ullman..............cilly might be sort for cecilia!


GypsyJoe Report 21 Jun 2006 12:28

I did a search for that London paper mentioned and it has the article though not sure if any pictures. If anyone wants a read it's http://icsouthlondon(.)icnetwork(.)co(.)uk/0100news/0200southlondonheadlines/tm_objectid=17241698%26method=full%26siteid=50100-name_page(.)html remove brackets Gypsyjoe


Toni Report 21 Jun 2006 12:50

Thanks for the link Gypsy, I look forward to hearing what happens next. Toni

Snowdrops in Bloom

Snowdrops in Bloom Report 21 Jun 2006 12:55

Thanks for the link Joe, unfortunately there are no pictures with the story. Is there anyway they can be scanned in and added to the Genes photo page on msn? I do so hope there is some follow up on this - I too think she's been waiting all these years to tell her story and now is the time for it to be told. Well done everyone!!! Snowdrops


Unknown Report 21 Jun 2006 12:55

What a facinating story, and what a good job you 'super sleuths' have done. Gloria :-))))

Helen Henderson

Helen Henderson Report 21 Jun 2006 13:56

I still feel sad at being the one who found her death. I do hope that someone can find the information that reunites her belongings with her family. I am sure its what she would have wanted. Herta's story certainly brings home how awful war really is for those involved. Helen

☺Carol in Dulwich☺

☺Carol in Dulwich☺ Report 21 Jun 2006 16:29

Message for Athena, or anyone who can help put pictures on to site. Help................ Carol


♥Athena Report 21 Jun 2006 16:34

Sorry, Carol - for one, I don't have a scanner and secondly...I wouldn't have a clue how to get them on Genes. I was trawling the US White Pages (like our residential telephone directories) today, hoping to find a Heinz Boley listed...tons of Boley's but no Heinz, unfortunately.


Elizabeth Report 22 Jun 2006 07:39

Very sad sorry. I found another avenue we can try to find Heinz Boley, his immigration card it listed a friend he was staying with Julius Weinberg in New York just maybe if we trace the family we may find Heinz Boley or what happened to him. fingers crossed lizz


Patricia Report 22 Jun 2006 08:05

I have relatives (first cousin twice removed) who were killed in an air raid on 11th September 1940. They were killed when their Anderson shelter was hit. Perhaps they are the people refered to in The Times article. Kenneth and Agnes McDonald and their 2 year old daughter. I don't know their address but definitely South London.


Heather Report 22 Jun 2006 09:49

Just a thought, has anyone contacted Southwark Archives? My nan was a fire warden during the war and Ive had lots of stuff from Southwark Archives library. Recently Stephen Humphries wrote to tell me that they are preparing a book about war time Southwark and nan would be in it. Would it be worth me asking them if they know of this air raid? Ive just emailed them to ask if they are aware of an air raid that night. Will let you know if I hear back.

☺Carol in Dulwich☺

☺Carol in Dulwich☺ Report 22 Jun 2006 10:13

Thought you might be interested just had a call from SLP and they are very interested in the details we found about Herta and like us all sad to hear that she had died and not made it to the USA to join Heinz, they will do a follow up story and asked that I send on to them the details of all our emails. (so I hope you all don't mind) I will keep you all informed of all updates, they said they are interested in people's stories. Best Wishes to all who read the story and added to the board. Carolx


Heather Report 22 Jun 2006 10:18

Cor, GR will love the free publicity - can we all claim a years free sub off them do you think?

Merry Monty

Merry Monty Report 22 Jun 2006 10:56

Just joining in here, so they don't forget me when they dish out the free year subscription!!!!...............even though I've done nothing to help with this search!! Hope we find someone who knows Heinz.....Maybe he is still alive? Well done everyone! Merry

☺Carol in Dulwich☺

☺Carol in Dulwich☺ Report 22 Jun 2006 11:45

If anyone has time and can we try to look for Heinz Boley he would be about 86 years, he was born about 1920.


Elizabeth Report 22 Jun 2006 11:48

What about a letter to the editor of one of the large US papers. Most are online.


Heather Report 22 Jun 2006 11:52

I suppose we have to be a bit careful here, raking up old memories and such??


Karen Report 22 Jun 2006 12:11

Ive been folowing this thread and it amazes me how many people found out info that the archives couldnt, well done, does anyone know what nationality heinz`s friend was? maybe he could be traced


Thelma Report 22 Jun 2006 12:19

The only thing i can find, maybe unconnected. Exact Search Results - U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 View Record Name Birth Year Nativity State or Country Enlistment Date State Enlistment State View Record Henry Boley 1920 Danzig or Germany 12 Jan 1942 New York New York zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz Name: Henry Boley Birth Year: 1920 Race: White, not yet a citizen Nativity State or Country: Danzig or Germany State: New York County or City: New York Enlistment Date: 12 Jan 1942 Enlistment State: New York Enlistment City: Camp Upton Yaphank Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA Branch Code: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA Grade: Private Grade Code: Private Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men) Source: Civil Life Education: 4 years of high school Marital Status: Single, without dependents Height: 67 Weight: 143