Erich Silbermann – Docs

Erich Silbermann – born in Wurzburg, Germany, on 8th February 1921

Profession in country of origin: mechanic

Arrived in Britain as a refugee from Germany on 6th June 1939

Richborough camp, Erich Silbermann, Entry card
Kitchener camp, Erich Silbermann, Entry card
Reproduced with the kind permission of World Jewish Relief
Submitted by Steven Silbermann, for his father, Erich Silbermann
Male enemy alien - Exemption from internment - Refugee  
Surname: Silbermann
Forename: Erich
Alias: -
Date and place of birth: 08/02/1921 in Wurzburg
Nationality: German
Police Regn. Cert. No.: 711 665
Home Office ref: C 961
Address: Kitchener camp, Richborough, Sandwich, Kent
Normal occupation: Mechanic
Present occupation:
Name and address of employer: -
Decision of tribunal: Exempted "C" & 9A  
Date 13.10.1939
Whether exempted from Article 6(A): Yes
Whether desires to be repatriated: No

Source: National Archives, 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: 18th March 1940
Where bound: New York

Contract ticket number: 127250
Port at which passengers have contracted to land: New York
Names of passengers: Silbermann, Erich
Class: 3rd
Ages of passengers - Adults of 12 years and upwards - Not accompanied by husband or wife - Males 19 
Children between 1 and 12: -
Infants: -
Last address in the UK: Kitchener Camp, Richborough, Kent
Profession, Occupation, or Calling of passengers: Mechanic
Country of last permanent residence: Foreign Countries
Country of Intended Future Residence: USA 
Country of which Citizen or Subject: Germany 

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

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