Robert Joachim Knedel – Documents

Robert Knedel – born in Vienna, Austria, 18th June 1919

Occupation in country of origin: Export Merchant

Arrived in Britain as a refugee from Austria in 1939

Male enemy alien - Exemption from internment - Refugee  
Forename: Robert
Alias: - 
Date and place of birth: 18/06/1919 in Vienna
Nationality: German 
Police Regn. Cert. No.: 710 885
Home Office ref: C 1632
Address: Kitchener Camp, Richborough, Sandwich, Kent
Normal occupation: Export Merchant
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 

Richborough camp Tribunal 7

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

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B. Non-transmigrants
Name of ship: Georgic
Steamship Line: Cunard White Star Limited
Names and descriptions of ALIEN passengers embarked at the port of Liverpool
Date of Departure: 30th January 1940
Where bound: New York

Contract ticket number: 43119
Port at which passengers have contracted to land: New York
Names of passengers: Knedel, Robert
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 20 / Females -
Children between 1 and 12: -
Infants: -
Last address in the UK: 49, Inwood Road, Hounslow, Middlesex
Profession, Occupation, or Calling of passengers: Exporter
Country of last permanent residence: Foreign Countries
Country of Intended Future Residence: USA
Country of which Citizen or Subject: Stateless

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

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