Alexander Guhrauer – Documents

 Alexander Guhrauer – born in Braunschweig, Germany, on 17th August 1901

Profession in country of origin: Rubber Salesman

Arrived in Britain as a refugee from Germany in 1939

Male enemy alien - Exemption from internment - Refugee  
                         
Surname: Guhrauer
Forename: Alexander
Alias: -
Date and place of birth: 17/08/1901 in Braunschweig
Nationality: German
Police Regn. Cert. No.: 711 691
Home Office ref: C 12  
Address: Kitchener camp, Richborough, Sandwich, Kent
Normal occupation: Rubber Salesman
Present occupation:
Name and address of employer: -
Decision of tribunal: Exempted "C" & 9a  
Date 14.10.1939
Whether exempted from Article 6(A): Yes
Whether desires to be repatriated: No

Tribunal District: Richborough Camp Tribunal no. 5

Source: National Arrives, Home Office: Aliens Department: Internees Index, 1939-1947

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For more information, please see the following link to the European Holocaust Research Infrastructure website:

https://portal.ehri-project.eu/units/gb-003348-wl1755

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The Royal Pioneer Corps archivist kindly supplied the following information on Alexander Guhrauer:

Alexander Guhrauer served in our Corps: his service number was 13800017 
He was the 17th Alien to enlist in our Corps.
He joined 3 Centre Pioneer Corps for training on 16 Nov 39 and transferred to the Education Corps on 8 April 1945.

Source: http://www.royalpioneercorps.co.uk/rpc/index.htm