Herbert Weiss – Documents

Herbert Weiss – born in Vienna, Austria, 23rd July 1920

Profession in country of origin: student

Arrived in Britain as a refugee from Belgium in 1939

Kitchener camp, Herbert Weiss, Affidavit of Support, New York, Jules S Bache, Notary Public, 16 August 1938
Kitchener camp, Herbert Weiss, Affidavit of Support, New York, Jules S Bache, Notary Public, 16 August 1938
Kitchener camp, Herbert Weihs, Herbert Weiss, Passport J
Kitchener camp, Herbert Weihs, Herbert Weiss, Passport J
Issued 23 March 1939
Kitchener camp, Herbert Weihs, Herbert Weiss, German Passport, Vienna, 23 March 1939
Kitchener camp, Herbert Weihs, Herbert Weiss, German Passport, Vienna, 23 March 1939
Kitchener camp, Herbert Weihs, Herbert Weiss, German Passport, Vienna, 23 March 1939
Kitchener camp, Herbert Weihs, Herbert Weiss, German Passport, Vienna, 23 March 1939
Kitchener camp, Herbert Weihs, Herbert Weiss, German Passport, Valid to 23 March 1940, Special Division, Swiss legation, 8 March 1940
Kitchener camp, Herbert Weihs, Herbert Weiss, German Passport, Valid to 23 March 1940, Special Division, Swiss legation, 8 March 1940
Kitchener camp, Herbert Weihs, Herbert Weiss, German Passport, Valid to 23 March 1940, Special Division, Swiss legation, 8 March 1940
Kitchener camp, Herbert Weihs, Herbert Weiss, German Passport, Valid to 23 March 1940, Special Division, Swiss legation, 8 March 1940
Kitchener camp, Herbert Weihs, German passport stamps, Leave to land at Dover, Vienna 11 April 1939, Vienna May 1939, Imigration office Dover 12 May 1939
Kitchener camp, Herbert Weihs, German passport stamps, Leave to land at Dover, Vienna 11 April 1939, Vienna May 1939, Imigration office Dover 12 May 1939
Kitchener camp, Herbert Weihs, German passport stamps, Visa for United Kingdom 8th May 1939, British passport control 8th May 1939, Kent County Constabulary 16 May 1939
Kitchener camp, Herbert Weihs, Herbert Weiss, German Passport, American Vice Consul in London 6 May 1940, John Peabody Palmer Vice Consul of the USA in London, Visa Canada, United States, 27 June 1940, No return to United Kingdom, Valid for single journey, Foreign Office, Embarked 30 May 1930
Kitchener camp, Herbert Weihs, Herbert Weiss, German Passport, American Vice Consul in London 6 May 1940, John Peabody Palmer Vice Consul of the USA in London, Visa Canada, United States, 27 June 1940, No return to United Kingdom, Valid for single journey, Foreign Office, Embarked 30 May 1930
Exit permit 218193 via Canada to USA
Male enemy alien - Exemption from internment - Refugee  
                         
Surname: Weihs
Forename: Herbert
Alias: -
Date and place of birth: 23/07/1920 in Vienna
Nationality: German
Police Regn. Cert. No.: 711 251
Home Office ref: C 1981 
Address: Kitchener camp, Richborough, Sandwich, Kent
Normal occupation: Student
Present occupation: Gardener
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

Handwritten later additions:
Released
Interned EC [crossed out]
Embarked 30.05.1940
    Herbert Weihs

Released
Embarked 30.05.1940

23.07.1920

711251

Richborough E.C. N13914

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

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B. Non-transmigrants
Name of ship: Antonia
Steamship Line: Cunard White Star Limited
Names and descriptions of ALIEN passengers embarked at the port of Liverpool
Date of Departure: 30th May 1940
Where bound: Quebec, Montreal

Contract ticket number: 50030/6
Port at which passengers have contracted to land: Montreal
Names of passengers: Weihs, Herbert
Class: 3rd
Ages of passengers - Adults of 12 years and upwards - Accompanied by husband or wife - Males / Females -
Ages of passengers - Adults of 12 years and upwards - Not accompanied by husband or wife - Males 19 / Females -
Children between 1 and 12: -
Infants: -
Last address in the United Kingdom: Kitchener Camp, Richborough
Profession, Occupation, or Calling of passengers: Student
Country of last permanent residence: Foreign Countries
Country of Intended Future Residence: USA
Country of which Citizen or Subject: Germany
Kitchener camp, Herbert Weihs, Herbert Weiss, Men on Antonia ship to Canada, 30th May 1940

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

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