Leiser Chil Mendzigurski – Photos

Leiser Chil Mendzigurski – born in Bendzin, Poland, 16 December 1899

Profession in country of origin: textile salesman

Arrived in Britain as a refugee from Germany in summer 1939

Richborough camp, Leiser Chil Mendzigurski
Kitchener camp, Leiser Chil Mendzigurski
Leiser Chil Mendzigursk is standing on the top row, third from the right
Submitted by Judith Elam

Male enemy alien – Exemption from internment – Refugee

Surname: Mendzigurski

Forenames: Leiser Chil

Date and place of birth: 16.12.1899, in Bendzin (Poland)

Nationality: Stateless

Police reg. cert. no.  712390     Home Office ref. no. C2774

Address: Kitchener camp, Richborough Sandwich, Kent

Normal occupation: Textile salesman

Decision of tribunal: Exempted ‘C’       Date: 17.10.1939

Whether exempted from Articles C (a) and 9 (a): Yes

Whether desires to be repatriated: No


Submitted by Judith Elam in the form of an image of the Exemption from Internment card, which unfortunately we are not allowed to reproduce on this website, although we do have permission to reproduce the information from the card.