Dentist to share experience as Holocaust survivor

Dr Harry Olmer will talk about his experience as a holocaust survivor and dentistThe UK’s longest serving dentist will recount his experience as a Holocaust survivor at an upcoming event.

Dr Harry Olmer BEM came to the UK in 1945 as part of a group of child concentration camp survivors, known as ‘The Windermere Children’.

Working on several concentration camps, he was one of thousands filling land mines with acid in German-owned chemical factories.

Following his arrival, he moved to Glasgow where he completed his Highers exams.

He then attended Glasgow University where he went on to qualify as a dentist.

Momentous changes

Hosted by Dawood and Tanner, Dr Olmer will share his personal journey 75 years after the end of the Second World War.

Additionally, he will discuss the momentous changes he witnessed throughout his dental career.

All ticket sales will go to World Jewish Relief.


The event will take place at the beginning of Victory Europe week on Sunday, 3 May from 2.30pm to 6pm.

It will take place in central London although the exact location will be revealed nearer the time.

To register, click here.