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My Fathers Time in India during WW II

by Michael Dornieden

Contributed by 
Michael Dornieden
People in story: 
Heinz Dornieden (Br. Celsus Leo)
Location of story: 
India-Burma-Ceylon
Background to story: 
Civilian
Article ID: 
A2908488
Contributed on: 
10 August 2004

My father in India.

This story is about my fathers time in India. he was a fellow of the "De La Salle Christian Brothers".

In the autumn of 1934 he came to Colombo, Sri Lanka (former Ceylon)for additional education.

In 1935 he teached Mulmein Myanmar(former Burma/Birma)

In 1938 he teached in Rangoon High School.

In 1942 he was brought to the CIC (Civilian Internment Camp) Dehra Dun, Premnagar, because he was a german.

He has been there until the end of the war in 1945/46.

During his internment in 1942 he left the order of the Christian Brothers because there was no other fellow to renew the vow.

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