Otto Neufeld – Documents

Otto Neufeld – born in Pottenstein, Austria, on 19th January 1906

Profession in country of origin: Watchmaker

Arrived in Britain as a refugee from Austria in 1939

Male enemy alien - Exemption from internment - Refugee  
Surname: Neufeld
Forename: Otto
Alias: - 
Date and place of birth: 19/01/1906 in Pottenstein
Nationality: German 
Police Regn. Cert. No.: 710 849
Home Office ref: C 1659 
Address: Kitchener camp, Richborough, Sandwich, Kent 
Normal occupation: watchmaker
Present occupation: watchmaker in camp
Name and address of employer: - 
Decision of tribunal: Exempted "C" and 9 (A) 
Date 06.10.1939 
Whether exempted from Article 6(A): Yes 
Whether desires to be repatriated: No 

Tribunal District: Richborough Camp Tribunal no. 6
Signature of Tribunal: Trevor Hunter

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

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From the Pioneer Corps archives

Otto Neufeld 
Service number 13800704
Joined 3 Centre Pioneer Corps for training on 1 January 40 
Transferred to REME on 6 April 1943