Josef Frank – born in Lathen, Germany, 29th July 1920
Profession in country of origin: Butcher’s assistant
Arrived in Britain as a refugee from Germany in 1939
Male enemy alien - Exemption from internment - Refugee Surname: Frank Forename: Josef Alias: - Date and place of birth: 29/07/1920 in Lathen Nationality: German Police Regn. Cert. No.: 712 782 Home Office ref: C2569 Address: Kitchener camp, Richborough, Sandwich, Kent Normal occupation: Butcher's assistant Present occupation: Assistant in Camp Kitchen Name and address of employer: - Decision of tribunal: Exempted "C" Date 19.10.1939 Whether exempted from Article 6(A): Yes Whether desires to be repatriated: No
Frank, Josef 29.07.1920 712 782 SH3 488 Sailed for Canada in SS Sobiecki on 4th July 1940 F13637 Richborough EC
Source: National Arrives, Home Office: Aliens Department: Internees Index, 1939-1947, Canada Internees – Germans and Austrians, C-F, Year range 1939-1942, HO 396/108
Frank, Josef Born 29.07.20. Category C German R.C. Interned (?) Richborough EC Date Camp I Canada
Source: Home Office 396/137; Josef Frank, birth year 1920, Birth place Lathen, Nationality German; SeriesHome Office: Aliens Department: Internees Index, 1939-1947; Document details: Canada Internees – Germans Released in Canada, Special Cases, A-K, Year range: 1942-1944
German Frank, Josef 2.07.1920 Lathen C EAT F13637. M, R, Canada RA in E 26 May 1942 emplt.
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