Ernst Desiatnik

Born: Vienna, Austria, 3 July 1915

Occupation in country of origin: Compositor

Arrived in Britain as a refugee from Austria, 24 April 1939


Male enemy alien - Exemption from internment - Refugee  
Surname: Desiatnik
Forename: Ernst
Alias: - 
Date and place of birth: 03/07/1915 in Vienna
Nationality: German 
Police Regn. Cert. No.: 710 934
Home Office ref: C 15 41
Address: Kitchener Camp, Richborough, Sandwich, Kent
Normal occupation: Compositor
Present occupation: Road making in Camp
Name and address of employer: 
Decision of tribunal: Exempted "C" & 9a
Date 11.10.1939 
Whether exempted from Article 6(A): Yes 
Whether desires to be repatriated: No 

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

B. Non-transmigrants
Name of ship: Newfoundland
Steamship Line: Furness
Names and descriptions of ALIEN passengers embarked at the port of Liverpool
Date of Departure: 18th June 1940
Where bound: St John's Halifax & Boston

Contract ticket number: 35920
Port at which passengers have contracted to land: Boston
Names of passengers: Desiatnik, Ernst; Desiatnik, Alice
Class: 3rd
Ages of passengers - Adults of 12 years and upwards - Accompanied by husband or wife - Males 24 / Females 21
Children between 1 and 12: -
Infants: 11/12
Last address in the UK: 67, Francis Road, Edgebaston, Birmingham
Profession, Occupation, or Calling of passengers: Compositor / housewife
Country of last permanent residence:England / England
Country of Intended Future Residence: USA / USA
Country of which Citizen or Subject: Germany / Germany

Source: National Archives: Passenger Lists leaving UK 1890-1960.

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Documents for Alice, wife of Ernst Desiatnik


Ernst Desiatnik, Emigration, US Army uniform
Ernst Desiatnik, Emigration, US Army uniform
Alice Desiatnik, wife of Ernst Desiatnik
Alice Desiatnik, wife of Ernst Desiatnik

Photographs submitted by the Desiatnik family for Ernst Desiatnik