Max Geyer – born in Dresden, Germany, 2nd November 1918
Profession in country of origin: Tool maker
Arrived in Britain as a refugee in 1939
Dachau entry book
Häftlinge (prisoner) number: 26793 Entry date: 15/11/1938 Name: Geyer, Max Date of birth: 2/11/1918 Place of birth: Dresden
Above – transcribed extract from Dachau Entry Register – 17/11/1938,
Source: Under copyright with Fold 3/Ancestry.com/US National Archives
Male enemy alien - Exemption from internment - Refugee Surname: Geyer Forename: Max Alias: - Date and place of birth: 02/11/1918 in Dresden Nationality: Stateless Police Regn. Cert. No.: 711 349 Home Office ref: C 380 Address: Kitchener camp, Richborough, Sandwich, Kent Normal occupation: Tool maker Present occupation: 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 Tribunal District: Richborough Camp Tribunal 2
Source: National Arrives, Home Office: Aliens Department: Internees Index, 1939-1947.
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Passenger list, 1947
B. Non-transmigrants Name of ship: Batory Steamship Line: Gdynia America Line Names and descriptions of ALIEN passengers embarked at the port of Southampton Date of Departure: 8th May 1947 Where bound: New York Contract ticket number: 1210 Port at which passengers have contracted to land: New York Names of passengers: Geyer, Max; Geyer, Eva; child Class: Tour. Ages of passengers - Adults of 12 years and upwards - Accompanied by husband or wife - Males 28 / Females 27 Children between 1 and 12: - Infants: 3 months Last address in the UK: 139, Dartmouth Road, London NW2 Profession, Occupation, or Calling of passengers: Toolmaker / Housewife Country of last permanent residence: England / England / England Country of Intended Future Residence: USA / USA / USA Country of which Citizen or Subject: Stateless / Stateless / Stateless
Source: National Archives: Passenger Lists leaving UK 1890-1960
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Certificate of Naturalization
No. 7186319 Name: Geyer, Max Residing at: 1605 N. 52nd Street, Phila. 31 Pa Date of Birth: 11/02/1918 Date of order of admission: 11/12/1952 Date certificate issued: 11/12/1952 by the US District Court at Philadelphia, Pa Petition no. 196832 Alien Registration No. 6 668 639
Source: transcribed from image of document submitted by family; image under copyright.
Documents kindly submitted by Avril Lambersky and Linda Geyer-Bolder for their father Max Geyer