Pual Basok as Austrian prisoner of war

Pual Basok as Austrian prisoner of war
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  • Country name at time of photo:
    Austria-Hungary, pre 1918
    Country name today:
    Austria
This is photo of uncle Paul in Austrian captivity. (Mother's brother Pavel (Faiva)). During the First World War he was enlisted in the Russian Tsarist army, was in a battle, and got captured by Austrians. After returning from captivity he studied, graduated from a medical institute and worked as a obstetrician and gynaecologist in Kharkov. He was a charming and very benevolent person. Uncle Pavel defended his candidate's thesis and worked in the clinic of the Kharkov medical institute. During the war he was a military doctor, Head of a hospital where heavily injured soldiers were treated. The hospital was in Izhevsk. After the war he lived and worked in Kharkov again. He died at the end of the 1960's in Simferopol. His wife's name was Vera. They had no children

Interview details

Interviewee: Boris Rubinstein
Interviewer:
Gofman Emma
Month of interview:
November
Year of interview:
2001
Kohtla-Jarve, Estonia

KEY PERSON

Paul Basok
Decade of birth:
1890
Country name at time of birth:
Russia
Year of death:
1960
City of death:
Simferopol
Country of death:
Russia
Died:
after WW II
Occupation
before WW II:
doctor
after WW II:
doctor

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