This list contains 730 names of the original Boys and includes two who joined the group in 1947. It is based on original lists held in the Arolsen Archives in Germany, at the Metropolitan Archive in London and documents and files belonging to World Jewish Relief, formerly the Central British Fund. There is, however, inconsistency between these lists and the later list drawn up by the CBF (called The Complete List of the Children from the Concentration Camps). Our research has resolved the vast majority of these inconsistencies but this research is ongoing. For this reason there is a comment box below each of the survivor profiles where you can leave a message if you have information that can help us.

It is widely stated that 732 members of the Boys arrived in the UK between 1945 and 1946. Recent research has shown that 730 Boys were given visas under the Central British Fund (CBF) scheme and that the scheme actually ended in 1948. It is believed that the 732 figure came from the inclusion of two children who had been allocated DP numbers but who dropped out of the fourth group at the last minute, something that recent research has just brought to light.

Click here to view the list of the names of the 204 Girls. It has been widely believed until now that there were only 80 girls who were members of the Boys.

A handful of The Boys made their way separately to the United Kingdom and arrived on different visas. They became a core part of The Boys and founding members of the ’45 Aid Society. These individuals are identified with an asterisk (*) after their name.

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