Born: Berlin, Germany, 19 January 1914
Profession in country of origin: Lawyer
Arrived in Britain as a refugee from Germany in July 1939
Male enemy alien - Exemption from internment - Refugee Surname: Horwitz Forename: Arnold Raphael Alias: - Date and place of birth: 19/01/1914 in Berlin Nationality: German Police Regn. Cert. No.: 712 564 Home Office ref: C 2435 Address: Kitchener camp, Richborough, Sandwich, Kent Normal occupation: Emigration advisor Present occupation: Name and address of employer: - Decision of tribunal: Exempted "C" & 9a (see note overleaf) Date 25.10.1939 Whether exempted from Article 6(A): Yes Whether desires to be repatriated: No I strongly advise that this alien, whom I understand is a Doctor of Political Science of Berlin University, is possible be utilised with some economic or emigration committee. he has produced to me testimonial from the Bishop of Chichester Consider from my personal interview with him whilst before the Tribunal that he is a fine type and should be used for this purpose. Tribunal District: Richborough Camp Tribunal no. 7 Signature of Tribunal Sugden
Source: National Arrives, Home Office: Aliens Department: Internees Index, 1939-1947.
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There is an extensive interview housed with the Imperial war Museum, London.