Max Kaiser

Above, Envelope, extract, from Max Kaiser, Breslau, 1930s, to Werner Weissenberg, pers. archive, copyright retained

Max Kaiser, born 24 May 1911 in Beuthen, Germany.

Max was a friend of Werner’s at the University of Breslau, as can be seen from the letters he wrote.

Max was in the same Jewish fraternity as Werner – Breslau’s Kartell-Convent. His entry in the fraternity handbook can be seen below.

Kartell-Convent handbook, Breslau Jewish fraternity, Max Kaiser. Werner Weissenberg, pers. archive, copyright retained

Like Werner, Max was a refugee at Kitchener Camp, Sandwich, Kent.

In Britain, his police registration number was 767910 (Home Office records, National Archives, Kew), and his profession is listed on his Aliens Index card as ‘Teacher’.

In the 1939 Register, his profession is again listed as ‘Teacher (science)’.


Envelope, Max Kaiser, 19 October 1939, to Werner Weissenberg, pers. archive, copyright retained