Franz Stephan Schanzer – Documents

Franz Stephan Schanzer – born in Vienna, Austria, on 28 May 1907

Profession in country of origin: General Store Keeper & Fruit Farmer

Arrived in Britain as a refugee from Austria on 1 May 1939

Kitchener camp, Frank Schanzer, German passport, cover
Kitchener camp, Frank Schanzer, German passport, J stamped 10 January 1939,
Kitchener camp, Frank Schanzer, German passport, photo, Stamped 10 January 1939
Kitchener camp, Frank Schanzer, German passport, Valid until 10 January 1940, Vienna 10 January 1939, Special Division Swiss Legation 22 Jan 1940, 22 July 1940
Kitchenercamp, Frank Schanzer, German passport, Vienna 1 March 1939
Kitchener camp, Frank Schanzer, German passport, Vienna 27 April 1939, Police registration number 711093, Kent County Constabulary 3 May 1939, leave to land at Dover, Visa for United Kingdom granted at Vienna 21 April 1939 No. 68507, Home Office no. C1704, British passport control 21 April 1939 – Consular service, Dover 1 May 1939
Kitchener camp, Frank Schanzer, German passport, Exit permit no. 210898, United States of America, Valid until 1 May 1940, Granted 1 April 1940 – Foreign Office, Embarked 7 April 1940 – Immigration Officer Southampton
Kitchener camp, Frank Schanzer, German passport, Immigration visa no. 18365, 23 January 1940, James E. Parks, American Consul, London
Passport pages submitted by Frank S. Schanzer Archives, Daniel Einstein, curator (grand-nephew)
Male enemy alien - Exemption from internment - Refugee   
                                         
Surname: Schanzer
Forename: Franz Stephan
Alias: - 
Date and place of birth: 28/05/1907 in Vienna 
Nationality: German 
Police Regn. Cert. No.: 711 093 
Home Office ref: C 1704     
Address: Kitchener camp, Richborough, Sandwich, Kent 
Normal occupation: General Store Keeper & Fruit Farmer
Present occupation: Bricklayer in Camp
Name and address of employer: - 
Decision of tribunal: Exempted "C" & 9A
Date 10.10.1939 
Whether exempted from Article 6(A): Yes 
Whether desires to be repatriated: No 

Tribunal District: Richborough Camp Tribunal 4

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

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