Born: Rzyczki, Poland, on 25 December 1920
Profession in country of origin: Brushmaker
Arrived in Britain as a refugee in 1939
Male enemy alien - Exemption from internment - Refugee Surname: Buch Forename: Aron Gerschon Alias: - Date and place of birth: 25/12/1920 in Rzyczki Nationality: Stateless Police Regn. Cert. No.: 711 212 Home Office ref: C 1770 Address: Kitchener Camp, Richborough, Sandwich, Kent Normal occupation: Brushmaker Present occupation: Name and address of employer: Decision of tribunal: Exempted "C" & 9a Date 12.10.1939 Whether exempted from Article 6(A): Yes [later crossed out in red pen] Whether desires to be repatriated: No Richborough Camp Tribunal 2
Source: National Arrives, Home Office: Aliens Department: Internees Index, 1939-1947.
B. Non-transmigrants Name of ship: Lancastria Steamship Line: Cunard White Star Limited Names and descriptions of ALIEN passengers embarked at the port of Liverpool Date of Departure: 9th March 1940 Where bound: Halifax NS and New York Contract ticket number: 43421 Port at which passengers have contracted to land: New York Names of passengers: Buch, Aron 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 Profession, Occupation, or Calling of passengers: Brushmaker Country of last permanent residence: Foreign Countries Country of Intended Future Residence: USA Country of which Citizen or Subject: Austria
Source: National Archives, Passenger Lists leaving UK 1890-1960
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