Born: Vienna, Austria, 16 July 1896
Profession in country of origin: Distiller
Arrived in Britain as a refugee from Austria in 1939
Male enemy alien - Exemption from internment - Refugee
Date and place of birth: 16/07/1896 in Vienna
Police Regn. Cert. No.: 710 526
Home Office ref: C 1404
Address: Kitchener camp, Richborough, Sandwich, Kent
Normal occupation: Distiller
Name and address of employer: -
Decision of tribunal: Exempted "C" & 9a
Whether exempted from Article 6(A): Yes
Whether desires to be repatriated: No
Hand-written later addition: New Zealand 04.05.1940
Source: National Arrives, Home Office: Aliens Department: Internees Index, 1939-1947.
B. Non-transmigrants Name of ship: Rangitane Steamship Line: The New Zealand Shipping Company Limited Names and descriptions of ALIEN passengers embarked at the port of London Date of Departure: 5th April 1940 Where bound: New Zealand Contract ticket number: 372 Port at which passengers have contracted to land: Wellington Names of passengers: Offner, Bruno / Martha / Erich Class: TB Ages of passengers - Adults of 12 years and upwards - Accompanied by husband or wife - Males 44 / Females 39 Children between 1 and 12: 8 Infants: - Last address in the UK: 63, Mansell Street, EC1 Profession, Occupation, or Calling of passengers: Company manager / Housewife Country of last permanent residence: Foreign countries Country of Intended Future Residence: New Zealand Country of which Citizen or Subject: Austrian
Source: National Archives: Passenger Lists leaving UK 1890-1960.
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