Simon Hochberger – Documents

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

Profession in country of origin: Author

Arrived in Britain as a refugee from Germany in 1939

Male enemy alien - Exemption from internment - Refugee
Surname: Hochberger
Forename: Simon
Alias: -
Date and place of birth: 19/04/1906 in Kesmark, Germany
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


Sailed for Australia in SS Dunera , 10th July 1940

Richborough EC

Release authorised for Australian Labour Corps - 9 March 1942


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

Simon Hochberger is listed as a ‘Journalist’ in the 1939 register