Alexander Guhrauer

Born: Braunschweig, Germany, on 17th August 1901

Profession in country of origin: Rubber Salesman

Arrived in Britain as a refugee from Germany in 1939


Male enemy alien - Exemption from internment - Refugee  
Surname: Guhrauer
Forename: Alexander
Alias: -
Date and place of birth: 17/08/1901 in Braunschweig
Nationality: German
Police Regn. Cert. No.: 711 691
Home Office ref: C 12  
Address: Kitchener camp, Richborough, Sandwich, Kent
Normal occupation: Rubber Salesman
Present occupation:
Name and address of employer: -
Decision of tribunal: Exempted "C" & 9a  
Date 14.10.1939
Whether exempted from Article 6(A): Yes
Whether desires to be repatriated: No

Tribunal District: Richborough Camp Tribunal no. 5

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

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For more information about the personal papers of Alexander and Hella Guhrauer click here

The Royal Pioneer Corps archivist kindly supplied the following information on Alexander Guhrauer:

Alexander Guhrauer served in our Corps: his service number was 13800017 
He was the 17th Alien to enlist in our Corps.
He joined 3 Centre Pioneer Corps for training on 16 Nov 39 and transferred to the Education Corps on 8 April 1945.


Kitchener camp, Alexander Guhrauer Kindly submitted by Harry Hurst for uncle Alec
Kitchener camp, Alexander Guhrauer
Kitchener camp, Julius Wolffsberg, Alexander Guhrauer, Harry Hurst, 1946
Left: mid 1950s, Alexander Guhrauer, Werner Hirsch

Right: Alexander Guhrauer, Harry Hurst, Werner Hirsch 1946

Photographs kindly submitted by Harry Hurst for uncle Alec