Vos

VOS, Anna (age 1)
VOS, Elias (Visa # 1642 – age 32)
VOS, Eva Simone (age 4)
VOS, Rosine Berthe (age 29)

The above visas were issued by Aristides de Sousa Mendes in Bordeaux on June 15, 1940.

The VOS family crossed into Portugal. They subsequently sailed on the ship Hakone Maru from Lisbon to Shanghai, and were denied shore leave when the shipped docked in Los Angeles. They ended up in Indonesia where they were imprisoned by the Japanese for three years in separate camps before being able to go to Australia.

Elias VOS

Elias VOS

Rosine VOS

Rosine VOS

Eva Simone VOS

Eva Simone VOS