Alter Horowitz

Born: Brody, Poland, 26 January 1913

Occupation in country of origin: Shop assistant

Arrived in Britain as a refugee from Austria in Summer 1939

Documents

Kitchener camp 1939, Alter Horowitz, emigration questionnaire, page 1
Number 5792
Kitchener camp 1939, Alter Horowitz, emigration questionnaire, page 2
Number 5792
Male enemy alien - Exemption from internment - Refugee  
                                          
Surname: Horowitz
Forename: Alter
Alias: -
Date and place of birth: 26/01/1913 in Brody
Nationality: Stateless
Police Regn. Cert. No.: 712 707
Home Office ref: C 3330
Address: Kitchener camp, Richborough, Sandwich, Kent
Normal occupation: Shop Assistant
Present occupation: 
Name and address of employer: -
Decision of tribunal: Exempted "C"  Date 18.10.1939
Whether exempted from Article 6(A): Yes [Later crossed out in red]
Whether desires to be repatriated: No

Richborough Camp Tribunal Nr. 7
Signature of Tribunal: Sugden

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

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Letters

Kitchener camp, Alter Horowitz
Rabbinate of the Israelitischen Kultusgemeinde (IKG), Vienna

Vienna, 6th June 1939

Mr Alter Horowitz, until recently, a respected trade employee in Vienna, comes from a strict, religious family, is himself law abiding, diligent, competent and conscientious and is most reputable. He has been actively involved in Jewish life, as well as charitably and in a humanitarian way and was always ready to advise and help poor and needy fellow religionists.

We wholeheartedly recommend therefore the above named person to all Jewish communities and organisations and are certain that he will prove himself worthy in every way.

Translation very kindly submitted by a Kitchener camp descendant