Erich Peritz – Docs

Erich Peritz – born in Landeshut, Germany, on 15 January 1907

Profession in country of origin: gardener (trained at Berlin Niederschönhausen)

Arrived in Britain as a refugee from Germany on 16th March 1939

Kitchener camp, Erich Peritz, Woburn House
Kitchener camp, Erich Peritz, Council for German Jewry, Woburn House
Submitted by Gerald Pearce for his father, Erich Peritz
Council for German Jewry

Woburn House, London WC1

We hereby certify that Mr Erich PERITZ,

born on 15/01/1907 in Landeshut,

on the proposal of the Reich Representation of German Jews (Reichsvertretung der Juden in Deutschland), has been confirmed for admission to the transit camp in Richborough, Kent. It has been arranged that the English entry visa is issued upon presentation of the passport.

Kindly translated into English by a Kitchener descendant
Male enemy alien - Exemption from internment - Refugee   
                                         
Surname: Peritz
Forename: Erich
Alias: - 
Date and place of birth: 15/01/1907 in Landeshut
Nationality: German 
Police Regn. Cert. No.: 710 215
Home Office ref: C 505    
Address: Kitchener camp, Richborough, Sandwich, Kent 
Normal occupation: Gardener
Present occupation: Gardener
                      [Hand-written additions: A/2/07        O/C/8]
Name and address of employer: - 
Decision of tribunal: Exempted "C" & 9A
Date 06.10.1939 
Whether exempted from Article 6(A): Yes 
Whether desires to be repatriated: No 

Tribunal District: Richborough Camp Tribunal 1

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

Editor’s note: We are not allowed to reproduce National Archives (UK) images, but we are permitted to reproduce the material from them, as shown above

Richborough camp, Erich Peritz, Letter of recommendation, 1 May 1940
Kitchener camp, Erich Peritz, Letter of recommendation, 1 May 1940
Mr Erich Peritz was a member of camp from 16th March 1939 to 17 November 1939 – employed as a gardener, being responsible for the layout of the flower beds and lawns. He was appointed a member of the Staff on 12th August 1939. Signed Julian Layton.
Submitted by Gerald Pearce for his father, Erich Peritz
Kitchener camp, Erich Peritz, Change of name, 7 June 1943
Kitchener camp, Erich Peritz, Change of name, 7 June 1943
Submitted by Gerald Pearce for his father, Erich Peritz
Erich Peritz, Change of name, 24 June 1943
Erich Peritz, Change of name, 24 June 1943 , 69 Company, Pioneer Corps
Submitted by Gerald Pearce for his father, Erich Peritz
Erich Peritz, Nationality Division paperwork, 12 December 1946
Erich Peritz, Nationality Division paperwork, 12 December 1946
Submitted by Gerald Pearce for his father, Erich Peritz
Erich Peritz, Nationality Division paperwork_002
Erich Peritz, Nationality Division paperwork_002
Submitted by Gerald Pearce for his father, Erich Peritz
Erich Peritz, Nationality Division paperwork, 7 January 1947
Erich Peritz, Nationality Division paperwork, 7 January 1947
Submitted by Gerald Pearce for his father, Erich Peritz