Otto Ludwig Zwieback – born in Breslau, Upper Silesia, 25th January 1912
Profession in country of origin: unknown
Arrived in Britain as a refugee from Germany in 1939
Male enemy alien - Exemption from internment - Refugee Surname: Zwieback Forename: Otto Alias: - Date and place of birth: 25/01/1912 in Breslau Nationality: German Police Regn. Cert. No.: 664 906 Home Office ref: Z2818 Address: Hill Farm, Boxford,Suffolk Normal occupation: Textile worker Present occupation: Trainee in fruit farming Name and address of employer: Mr Loshak, Hill Farm, Boxford, Suffolk Decision of tribunal: To be exempt from internment Date 15.12.1939 Whether exempted from Article 6(A): Yes Whether desires to be repatriated: No Jewish refugee from Nazi oppression Strongly anti-Nazi Can be safely regarded as a friend alien Tribunal for Norfolk and Suffolk District
Source: National Arrives, Home Office: Aliens Department: Internees Index, 1939-1947
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Otto Ludwig Zwieback – began military service on 6 February 1940 at Richborough camp.
Enlisted in British Royal Auxilary Pioneer Corps, 87 Company , 65 Group, S/N 13046380.
Considered for service in the British Military Special Operations Executive (SOE) during WWII but found not suitable.
Source: edited from National Archives records