Ernst Desiatnik – Documents

Ernst Desiatnik – born in Vienna, Austria, 3rd July 1915

Occupation in country of origin: compositor

Arrived in Britain as a refugee from Austria, 24th April 1939

Kitchener camp, Ernst Desiatnik, Arrival card, Arrival date 24 April 1939, Left for USA June 1940
Kitchener camp, Ernst Desiatnik, Arrival card, Arrival date 24 April 1939, Left for USA June 1940
With the kind permission of World Jewish Relief
Submitted by the Desiatnik family for Ernst Desiatnik
Kitchener camp, Ernst Desiatnik, Arrival card, Arrival date 24 April 1939, German Jewish Aid form, page 1
Kitchener camp, Ernst Desiatnik, German Jewish Aid form, page 1
Camp arrival number 878, on 24 April 1939
With the kind permission of World Jewish Relief
Submitted by the Desiatnik family for Ernst Desiatnik

Summary notes from German Jewish Aid forms, pages 1 & 2

Arrived in Dover from Austria under Instructions R, paragraph 14, as a Richborough trainee.

Left KC in December 1939; working as trainee in Birmingham.

Final appointment at US Consulate on 4 March 1940.

Return fare for him and his wife – Birmingham/London.

5 March 1940 – Passport extension 7/- Photograph 1/6

26 April 1940 – Donation emigration – £20

14 May 1940 – Husband and wife (Domestic) booked for ?

31 May 1940 – Transferred to Canadian Pacific

Board money for two persons via Canada 6:-:- Luggage £2.10 Fare London – Liverpool

31 May 1940 (Wife) £1:9:- Fare Birmingham-Liverpool

Husband 14/6d fare Birmingham-London (wife) £-:16/6d

31 May 1940 – delayed one week.

25 June 1940 Fares to USA and head tax (2 persons) £55.60

Richborough final statement 2 visas (for him and his wife) £5:10:-

Left country for USA with wife June 1940 [with] Furness [shipping line on the Newfoundland]

Kitchener camp, Ernst Desiatnik, Arrival card, Arrival date 24 April 1939, German Jewish Aid form, page 2
Kitchener camp, Ernst Desiatnik, German Jewish Aid form, page 2
With the kind permission of World Jewish Relief
Kitchener camp, Ernst Desiatnik, Leaving card, German Jewish Aid, page 1
Kitchener camp, Ernst Desiatnik, Leaving card, German Jewish Aid, page 1
With the kind permission of World Jewish Relief
Submitted by the Desiatnik family for Ernst Desiatnik
Kitchener camp, Ernst Desiatnik, Leaving card, German Jewish Aid, reverse
Kitchener camp, Ernst Desiatnik, Leaving card, German Jewish Aid, reverse
With the kind permission of World Jewish Relief
Kitchener camp, Ernst Desiatnik, German Jewish Aid, Expenses paid
Kitchener camp, Ernst Desiatnik, German Jewish Aid, Expenses paid
With the kind permission of World Jewish Relief
Submitted by the Desiatnik family for Ernst Desiatnik
Male enemy alien - Exemption from internment - Refugee  
                          
Surname: Desiatnik
Forename: Ernst
Alias: - 
Date and place of birth: 03/07/1915 in Vienna
Nationality: German 
Police Regn. Cert. No.: 710 934
Home Office ref: C 15 41
Address: Kitchener Camp, Richborough, Sandwich, Kent
Normal occupation: Compositor
Present occupation: Road making in Camp
Name and address of employer: 
Decision of tribunal: Exempted "C" & 9a
Date 11.10.1939 
Whether exempted from Article 6(A): Yes 
Whether desires to be repatriated: No 

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

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B. Non-transmigrants
Name of ship: Newfoundland
Steamship Line: Furness
Names and descriptions of ALIEN passengers embarked at the port of Liverpool
Date of Departure: 18th June 1940
Where bound: St John's Halifax & Boston

Contract ticket number: 35920
Port at which passengers have contracted to land: Boston
Names of passengers: Desiatnik, Ernst; Desiatnik, Alice
Class: 3rd
Ages of passengers - Adults of 12 years and upwards - Accompanied by husband or wife - Males 24 / Females 21
Children between 1 and 12: -
Infants: 11/12
Last address in the UK: 67, Francis Road, Edgebaston, Birmingham
Profession, Occupation, or Calling of passengers: Compositor / housewife
Country of last permanent residence:England / England
Country of Intended Future Residence: USA / USA
Country of which Citizen or Subject: Germany / Germany

Source: National Archives: Passenger Lists leaving UK 1890-1960

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Ernst Ernst and Alice Desiatnik, HQ 76th Infantry Division, CIC detatchment, Counter-intelligence duties, 21 July 1945
Ernst Desiatnik, HQ 76th Infantry Division, CIC detachment, Counter-intelligence duties, 21 July 1945
Submitted by the Desiatnik family for Ernst Desiatnik
Ernst and Alice Desiatnik, Marriage agreement, Ketubah
Ernst and Alice Desiatnik, Marriage agreement, Ketubah
Submitted by the Desiatnik family for Ernst Desiatnik

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Documents for Alice, wife of Ernst Desiatnik

Kitchener camp, Ernst Desiatnik, Alice Desiatnik, Arrival card, Arrival date 21 Junel 1939, Left for USA June 1940
Kitchener camp, Ernst Desiatnik, Alice Desiatnik – wife, Arrival card, Arrival date 21 June 1939, Left for USA June 1940
With the kind permission of World Jewish Relief
Submitted by the Desiatnik family for Ernst Desiatnik
Kitchener camp, Ernst Desiatnik, Alice Desiatnik - wife, German Jewish Aid green form
Kitchener camp, Ernst Desiatnik, Alice Desiatnik – wife, German Jewish Aid green form
With the kind permission of World Jewish Relief
Submitted by the Desiatnik family for Ernst Desiatnik
Kitchener camp, Ernst Desiatnik, Alice Desiatnik - wife, German Jewish Aid pink expenses form
Kitchener camp, Ernst Desiatnik, Alice Desiatnik – wife, German Jewish Aid pink expenses form
With the kind permission of World Jewish Relief
Submitted by the Desiatnik family for Ernst Desiatnik