Oskar Blechner, the second oldest of the four brothers emigrates to England
in May/June 1939 after a long journey on the SS St. Louis. On the
21st June 1939 he arrives in Southampton. He has family and friends in
England. He goes to London and quickly manages to establish himself there.
With a friend, he develops a machine to decorate leather banding and is
able to market its products successfully. He sets up his own company in
His private life also flourishes. On the 8th March 1942 Oskar marries
Gwendoline Verat. Their first son, Michael David is born 24th February
1943. Further sons, Ronald Paul and Anthony Raymond follow on the 28th
September, 1946 and 19th July, 1950.
Oskar Blechner died 25th October 1976 in London.