Peter Josef Weiss – Documents

Peter Josef Weiss – born in Vienna, Austria, 23rd November 1918

Profession in country of origin: student of chemistry

Arrived in Britain as a refugee from Belgium on 14 August 1939

Male enemy alien - Exemption from internment - Refugee  
Surname: Weiss
Forename: Peter
Alias: -
Date and place of birth: 23/11/1918 in Vienna
Nationality: German
Police Regn. Cert. No.: 712 922
Home Office ref: C 3063  
Address: Kitchener camp, Richborough, Sandwich, Kent
Normal occupation: Student of Chemistry
Present occupation: Electrician in Camp
Name and address of employer: -
Decision of tribunal: Exempted "C" & 9A  
Date 20.10.1939
Whether exempted from Article 6(A): Yes
Whether desires to be repatriated: No

Handwritten later addition: Embarked 30.05.1940
                                          Peter Weiss

Embarked 30.05.1940



Richborough E.C. W14355

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

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B. Non-transmigrants
Name of ship: Antonia
Steamship Line: Cunard White Star Limited
Names and descriptions of ALIEN passengers embarked at the port of Liverpool
Date of Departure: 30th May 1940
Where bound: Quebec, Montreal

Contract ticket number: 50048
Port at which passengers have contracted to land: Montreal
Names of passengers: Weiss, Peter
Class: 3rd
Ages of passengers - Adults of 12 years and upwards - Accompanied by husband or wife - Males / Females -
Ages of passengers - Adults of 12 years and upwards - Not accompanied by husband or wife - Males 21 / Females -
Children between 1 and 12: -
Infants: -
Last address in the United Kingdom: Kitchener Camp, Richborough
Profession, Occupation, or Calling of passengers: Student
Country of last permanent residence: Foreign Countries
Country of Intended Future Residence: USA
Country of which Citizen or Subject: Germany

Source: National Archives: Passenger Lists leaving UK 1890-1960

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