Simon Hochberger – Documents

Simon Hochberger – born in Kesmark, Poland, 19th April 1906

Profession in country of origin: Author, graphic

Arrived in Britain as a refugee from Germany 30th March 1939

Kitchener camp, Richborough, Simon Hochberger, Arrival in Britain card, 30 March 1939, Australia, released December 1942
Kitchener camp, Richborough, Simon Hochberger, Arrival in Britain card, 30 March 1939, Australia, released December 1942
Source: The archives of World Jewish Relief
Kitchener camp, Simon Hochberger, German Jewish Aid Committee, Arrived in Britain, Kitchener, Richborough, HMT Dunera, Australia, Compound II, Camp 7, Eastern Command, Julian Layton, Australian Labour Corps, Missing luggage compensation claim
Kitchener camp, Simon Hochberger, German Jewish Aid Committee, Arrived in Britain, Kitchener, Richborough, HMT Dunera, Australia, Compound II, Camp 7, Eastern Command, Julian Layton, Australian Labour Corps, Missing luggage compensation claim
Camp Number 418
Source: The archives of World Jewish Relief
Kitchener camp, Simon Hochberger, Left country December 1942, Released from internment in Australia April 1944, Richborough luggage claim settled 11 February 1946
Kitchener camp, Simon Hochberger, Left country December 1942, Released from internment in Australia April 1944, Richborough luggage claim settled 11 February 1946
Source: The archives of World Jewish Relief
Male enemy alien - Exemption from internment - Refugee                                            Surname: Hochberger 
Forename: Simon
Alias: -
Date and place of birth: 19/04/1906 in Kesmark, Poland
Nationality: Stateless
Police Regn. Cert. No.: 710 469
Home Office ref: C1073
Address: Kitchener camp, Richborough, Nr. Sandwich
Normal occupation: Author
Present occupation: [added later in red pencil] Enrolled in Australian Labour Corps
Name and address of employer: (see lid)
Decision of tribunal: Exempted "C"
Date 05.10.1939
Whether exempted from Article 6(A): Yes [later crossed out in blue pencil]
Whether desires to be repatriated: No
Hochberger Simon 19.04.06 
Sailed for Australia in SS Dunera, 10th July 1940
Richborough EC
Release authorised for Australian Labour Corps - 9 March 1942
H-17158

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

Kitchener camp, Simon Hochberger, Statutory Declaration, Luggage claim, Captiain Edward Broughton, OCS Australian Employment Company, 7 April 1943
Kitchener camp, Simon Hochberger, Statutory Declaration, Luggage claim, Captiain Edward Broughton, OCS Australian Employment Company, 7 April 1943
Source: The archives of World Jewish Relief

Kindly submitted by Dr Friedrich Voit, a researcher, for Simon Hochberger

There are further records about Simon Hochberger, housed at the Australian National Archives as follows:

Title Hochberger Simon
Contents date range 1941 – 1945
Series number A367
Control symbol C62925
Citation NAA: A367, C62925
Item barcode 781405
Location Canberra
Access status Open
Date of decision 24 Jan 2019
Physical format PAPER FILES AND DOCUMENTS
Date registered 13 Sep 1992
Title HOCHBERGER SIMON
Service Number – V377697
Date of birth – 19 Apr 1906
Place of birth – KESMARK CZECHOSLOVIKA
Place of enlistment – CAULFIELD VIC
Next of Kin – STORCH MORRIS
Contents date range 1939 – 1948
Series number B884
Control symbol V377697
Citation NAA: B884, V377697
Item barcode 6633497
Location Canberra
Access status Open
Date of decision 30 Apr 2013
Physical format PAPER FILES AND DOCUMENTS
Records authority class number 1010873
Date registered 10 Sep 2002
Item details for: MP1103/2, E39787
Title Prisoner of War/Internee;
Hochberger, Simon
Year of birth – 1906
Nationality – Polish polish subject
Contents date range 1939 – 1945
Series number MP1103/2
Control symbol E39787
CitationNAA: MP1103/2, E39787
Item barcode 9906291
Location Melbourne
Access status Open
Physical format PAPER FILES AND DOCUMENTS
Extent 3pps
Records authority class number 1006218
Date registered 17 Apr 2007