Amster, Ruth

Birth Name Amster, Ruth
Gender female


Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth October 19, 1931 Kassel, regierungsbezirk Kassel, Hessen, Deutschland  

Transport 1938 Kindertransport Children’s Transport  

Event Note

Ruth Amster's parents, in desperation and with unbelievable courage put her on a train bound for Amsterdam.
She never saw my mother, aunts, uncles and grandparents again.

Event Note

Ruth Amster stayed in an orphanage in Holland for a short time, Truus Wijsmuller-Meyer assembled 80 Kindertransport children for travel to England.

Boat 1938 SS Bodegraven  

Event Note

Ruth Amster landed at Wigan, was sent to a wonderful Jewish family in Manchester,

Event Note

When World War II ended, Ruth Amster was reunited with her father in the United States.

Death     Lou Meador married Ruth Amster



Father Amster, Martin


  1. Amster, Martin
    1. Amster, Ruth