Franz Kohner was a Jewish refugee who escaped to Northern Ireland from the Sudetenland. There, he took on an important role on a refugee resettlement farm.
Erwin Jakobi was a musician from a medical family in Austria. He was responsible for the health and welfare of the refugee children at Millisle, Co. Down.
Edith Kohner, her husband Franz, and two young children came to Northern Ireland as Jewish refugees escaping Hitler's Nazi persecution in Czechoslovakia.