Walter Fürst – Documents

Walter Fürst – born in Vienna, Austria, on 7 December 1920

Profession in country of origin: Upholsterer

Arrived in Britain as a refugee from Austria in 1939

[Hand-written additions] To be released in Australia. Release auth Cat. 17.  25/01/1941

Interned EC
Release authorised for Australian Labour Corps 26/02/1941
Male enemy alien - Exemption from internment - Refugee
                                          
Surname: Fürst
Forename: Walter
Alias: -
Date and place of birth: 07/12/1920
Nationality: Austrian
Police Regn. Cert. No.: 711482 [hand-written change] F13105
Home Office ref: 2057
Address: Kitchener camp, Richborough, Sandwich, Kent
Normal occupation: Upholsterer
Present occupation: [Hand-written addition] Enrolled Australian Lab Corps (see list) Discharged medical list 04/09/1944
Name and address of employer: -
Decision of tribunal: Exempted "C"& 9a    Date 12.10.1939
Whether exempted from Article 6(A): yes
Whether desires to be repatriated: No

Richborough Camp Tribunal 3

There are records for Walter Fürst held at the British National Archives (NA).

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17.12.20                            Fürst, Walter 
                  811482
           Sailed for Australia
               in SS 'Dunera'
              on 10th July, 1940
                  Richborough EC      

[Hand-written additions] To be released in Australia
Release authorised Cat. 17 25/01/1941
Gen 200/14/275
Release authorised for Australian Labour Corps 26/02/1942
F13105

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National Archives of Australia: http://www.naa.gov.au/collection/search/

Title Prisoner of War/Internee: Furst, Walter

Date of birth – 07 December 1920

Nationality – Austrian

Contents range 1940 – 1942

Series number MP1103/1

Control symbol E39546

Access status Open

Barcode 8617231

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Title Prisoner of War/Internee; Furst, Walter

Year of birth – 20

Nationality – Austrian

Contents range 1939 – 1945

Series number MP1103/2

Control symbol E39546

Access status Open

Barcode 9906050