Isidor Leib Wilkenfeld – Docs

Isidor Leib Wilkenfeld – born in Zolynia, Poland, on 13 November 1899

Profession in country of origin: Shop keeper (textiles)

Arrived in Britain as a refugee from Germany on 31 August 1939

Richborough transit camp, Isidor Leib Wilkenfeld, Hagadah, Passover 1940
Kitchener camp, Isidor Leib Wilkenfeld, Hagadah, Passover 1940
Hut 24/II
Arrival / camp number 3557
Submitted by the Wilkenfeld family for Isidor Wilkenfeld
Kitchener camp, Isidor Wilkenfeld, World Jewish Relief forms, page 1, Shop keeper, textile driver, Probably emigrate to Palestine, Major Layton, Date of arrival in Britain 31 August 1939, permit valid until his emigration
Kitchener camp, Isidor Wilkenfeld, World Jewish Relief forms, page 1, Shop keeper, textile driver, Probably emigrate to Palestine, Major Layton, Date of arrival in Britain 31 August 1939, permit valid until his emigration
Case number 37062, camp number 3557, date of arrival 31 August 1939, Berlin visa 12794
interned in Australia, Hut 7, Hay. “Have cabled Major Layton to give priority”; “Palestine Certificate promised by Jewish agency”.
Reproduced with the kind permission of World Jewish Relief: https://www.worldjewishrelief.org/about-us/your-family-history
Submitted by the Wilkenfeld family for Isidor Wilkenfeld
Kitchener camp, Isidor Wilkenfeld, World Jewish Relief forms, page 2, Left country April 1943, Destinaiton Australia, Assisted by aid society until 1947
Kitchener camp, Isidor Wilkenfeld, World Jewish Relief forms, page 2, Left country April 1943, Destinaiton Australia, Assisted by aid society until 1947
Reproduced with the kind permission of World Jewish Relief: https://www.worldjewishrelief.org/about-us/your-family-history
Submitted by the Wilkenfeld family for Isidor Wilkenfeld
Male enemy alien - Exemption from internment - Refugee  
                         
Surname: Wilkenfeld
Forename: Isidor
Alias: -
Date and place of birth: 13/11/1899 in Zolynia
Nationality: Stateless
Police Regn. Cert. No.: 768266
Home Office ref: C 2730
Address: Kitchener camp, Richborough, Sandwich, Kent
Normal occupation: Shop keeper
Present occupation:
Name and address of employer: -
Decision of tribunal: Exempted "C"
Date 24.10.1939
Whether exempted from Article 6(A): Yes [Editor: Crossed out and 'X' added in red pencil]
Whether desires to be repatriated: No

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

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