Erna Finkelstein – Docs

Erna Finkelstein, geb. Nowak – born in Vienna, Austria, 30th November 1914

Profession in country of origin: housekeeper/carer for parents

Arrived in Britain as a refugee from Germany on 28th August 1939

Kitchener camp, 27 May 1939 Erna Finkelstein, German passport
Kitchener camp, 27 May 1939 Erna Finkelstein, German passport
Document submitted by Robert Fraser, for his mother, Erna Finkelstein
Kitchener camp, Erna Finkelstein, Alien's card, 5 May 1939
Kitchener camp, Erna Finkelstein, Alien’s card, 5 May 1939
Document submitted by Robert Fraser, for his mother, Erna Finkelstein

English translation follows

Kitchener camp, Erna Finkelstein, Certified by migration department, Erna Finkelstein - status - trained waitress, 27 June 1932
Kitchener camp, Erna Finkelstein, Certified by migration department, Erna Finkelstein – status – trained waitress, 27 June 1939
Document submitted by Robert Fraser, for his mother, Erna Finkelstein

Certificate

Frau Erna Sara Finkelstein

Vienna, XII Neulerchenfelderstrasse 84

Has completed the course for: waiting

And has demonstrated that she

Has very good knowledge in this business

Vienna, 27th June, 1939

Kindly translated by a Kitchener descendant

Kitchener camp, Erna Finkelstein, Certified by migration department, Erna Finkelstein - status - trained cook, 17 May 1939
Kitchener camp, Erna Finkelstein, Certified by migration department, Erna Finkelstein – status – trained cook, 17 May 1939
Document submitted by Robert Fraser, for his mother, Erna Finkelstein
Female enemy alien - Exemption from internment - Refugee  
                          
Surname: Finkelstein
Forename: Erna
Alias: - 
Date and place of birth: 30/11/1914 in Vienna
Nationality: German 
Police Regn. Cert. No.: 720 241
Home Office ref:    
Address: Woodnesborough Grange, Sandwich 
Normal occupation: Household
Present occupation: 
Name and address of employer: - 
Decision of tribunal: Exempt   
Date 30.10.1939 
Whether exempted from Article 6(A): Yes 
Whether desires to be repatriated: No 

Tribunal for Margate District

Source: National Archives, 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

Kitchener camp, Erna Finkelstein, case file, CBF, 13 February 1940
Kitchener camp, Erna Finkelstein, case file, CBF, 13 February 1940
Document submitted by Robert Fraser, for his mother, Erna Finkelstein; from CBF files, via World Jewish Relief