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 Arrives, 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
Photographs submitted by the Desiatnik family for Ernst Desiatnik