Series - Julian Meyer Photograph Series

Julian Meyer, "Julian Meyer" Julian Meyer, "letter sent to Mrs A.L. Meyer by her son" Julian Meyer, "Portrait photograph of Lance Corporal Julian Meyer" Julian Meyer, "Photograph of L/Cpl Julian Meyer" Julian Meyer, "Corporal Simon Joseph Jackson" Julian Meyer, "Letter sent to the Meyer family by Julian Meyer" Julian Meyer, "Julian Meyer and fellow soldiers" Julian Meyer, "7th May, 1941" Julian Meyer, "Group photograph of Julian Meyer and fellow soldiers" Julian Meyer, "Julian Meyer and Bunny Austin"
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Julian Meyer Photograph Series

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  • 2014- (Custody)
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    SAJM Jewish Digital Archive Project (JDAP)
  • 2014 (Donation)
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    Naomi Rapeport
  • 1889-1959 (Collection)
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    Rapeport Meyer

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Julian Meyer (1918-1993), a law student at the University of the Witwatersrand, interrupted his studies to join the Union Defence Force at the beginning of the Second World War. He was assigned to the Transvaal Scottish Second Battalion. During the five years of the War he wrote numerous letters to his family in Johannesburg which were kept by his mother, Fanny Meyer.
The correspondence and photographs in this Collection cover the period from his enlistment until his return to South Africa after the War. They cover his training in South Africa, voyage to Egypt, time spent in Egypt and the Western Desert. They continue when he was an Italian Prisoner of War, a German POW and his release and repatriation to England. Due to censorship, he could not give precise details. However, he does allude to important events and happenings. The postal stamps on the addressed envelopes and postcards give an indication of his movements and status. A German prison warder at Stalag IV-A Arbeitskommando 1169 in Dresden, Germany took the photographs of the POWs which they then purchased from him.

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Donated by Naomi Rapeport

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Unless otherwise stated the copyright of all material on the Jewish Digital Archive Project resides with the South African Jewish Museum.

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