Rudolf H H Bruns

Survivor | Date of birth unkown | Cook on ss Franken

Cook on the ss Franken (NordDeutschen Lloyd). The ship was confiscated and Rudolf arrested by Dutch authorities in the harbour of Padang. The ship was renamed as ss Wangi Wangi.

Rudold died in February 2004. An In Memoriam was written with many biographical details by Ernst Reiner following guidelines provided by Wilhelm Osterfeld who was an active member of the "Nippon Crew" just like Rudolf Bruns

Source: Reiner, Ernst - In Memoriam Rudolf Bruns (+4.2.2004). Schiffskoch, seit 1936. 10.5.40 auf Sumatra interniert, Überlebender bei Untergang „Van Imhoff“ am 19.1.1942, Heirat in Japan, Repatriierung auf Marine Jumper Febr. 1947 Ref: STUDEOINFO April (no 4) 2004, page 34-35.

Biography - In Memoriam

ss Franken / ss Wangi Wangi
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