Account of the Kohn family's fate during the Holocaust

Language of Description
Alt. Identifiers
  • 71074
1 Jan 2010 - 31 Jan 2010
Level of Description
  • English
EHRI Partner

Biographical History

Bernhard (1879-1942) and Hedwig Kohn (nee Steiner, 1885-1942) lived in Vienna. They had three children, Herta (1925-1942), a hair dresser, Stefanie (born 1911) and Hugo. Stefanie managed to emigrate to England in 1939 to work as a domestic servant. In November 1941 Herta and the parents were deported to Łodz ghetto in Poland. They were transported to Chelmno extermination camp in May 1942 where they were murdered. 27 other members of the family also perished in the Holocaust.. 


Acount of Kohn family, austria

Donated June 2009

Donor: David Lang

Scope and Content

This collection consists of a family history report on the fate of Thomas Brady's grandparents, Bernhard and Hedwig Kohn and their daughter Herta from Vienna who perished in the Holocaust.

Account of the Kohn family's fate including illustrations of contemporary documents and details of other members of the family who were murdered. 

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This description is derived directly from structured data provided to EHRI by a partner institution. This collection holding institution considers this description as an accurate reflection of the archival holdings to which it refers at the moment of data transfer.