Max Schiff – Documents

Max Schiff – born in Vienna, Austria, 14th August 1914

Profession in country of origin: Goldsmith

Arrived in Britain as a refugee from Austria in 1939

Male enemy alien - Exemption from internment - Refugee   
                                         
Surname: Roth
Forename: Alfred
Alias: - 
Date and place of birth: 04/05/1899 in Witten 
Nationality: German 
Police Regn. Cert. No.: 713 019 
Home Office ref: C 3778     
Address: Kitchener camp, Richborough, Sandwich, Kent 
Normal occupation: Farmer
Present occupation: 
Name and address of employer: - 
Decision of tribunal: Exempted "C" 
Date 23.10.1939 
Whether exempted from Article 6(A): Yes 
Whether desires to be repatriated: No 
 [Stamped] Return authorised for consideration
under Cat. 7 14.01.1942

                                         Schiff
                                         Max 
                 713019
                                            
                                           Dunera
                                 Sailed for Australia
                                   in SS Dunera
                                 on 10th July, 1940

                   Nationalised 25.06.1947

                                  Richborough EC
                                                    S34910
Retd. UK 23.02.1946 as released internee. SS Athlone Castle

German         Exempt Cat 9a

                                         Schiff
                                         Max 
                                         C-CAT
S 34910

RCA                                      H
R a 2.442                                R
Aust Lab Corps
Enrolled (see list)                      Aus

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

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