Lodz, Poland

Tuvia Lipson was born in 1925 in Lodz, Poland the youngest of five. Tuvia was 14 when German forces occupied Lodz. By May 1940, the family moved into one room apartment in the Lodz Ghetto. Tuvia was sent to Auschwitz in 1944. Upon arrival he was separated from his family and taken to Rybnik, then to Mauthausen and finally Ebensee. In 1946, Tuvia sailed to Palestine as a refugee, fought with Palmach and the IDF. In 1960, he immigrated to Australia and was reunited with two siblings. It is our responsibility to perpetuate his memory to future generations to ensure his legacy continues.

Tuvia Lipson