Hans Einziger

Born: Vienna, Austria, 21 March 1914

Profession in country of origin: Law student

Arrived in Britain as a refugee in 1939


Male enemy alien - Exemption from internment - Refugee                                            Surname: Einziger
Forename: Hans
Alias: - 
Date and place of birth: 21/03/1914 in Vienna
Nationality: German 
Police Regn. Cert. No.: 712 223
Home Office ref: C 3089     
Address: Kitchener camp, Richborough, Sandwich, Kent 
Normal occupation: Law student
Present occupation: Kitchen work
Name and address of employer: - 
Decision of tribunal: Exempted "c"
Date 19.10.1939 
Whether exempted from Article 6(A): Yes 
Whether desires to be repatriated: No 

Tribunal District: Richborough Camp Tribunal 1

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

B. Non-transmigrants
Name of ship: SS Volendam
Steamship Line: Holland America Line
Names and descriptions of ALIEN passengers embarked at the port of Southampton
Date of Departure: 7th April 1940
Where bound: New York

Contract ticket number: 12206 / 12207 / 12207
Port at which passengers have contracted to land: New York
Names of passengers: Einziger, Hans / Einziger, Hugo / Einziger, Olga
Class: 3rd
Ages of passengers - Adults of 12 years and upwards 40 Accompanied by husband or wife - Males / Females -
Ages of passengers - Adults of 12 years and upwards - Not accompanied by husband or wife - Males 25 / 29  Females 28
Children between 1 and 12: -
Infants: -
Last address in the United Kingdom: Kitchener Camp, Richborough
Profession, Occupation, or Calling of passengers: Clerk, Lawyer, Housewife
Country of last permanent residence: Foreign Countries / Foreign Countries / Foreign Countries
Country of Intended Future Residence: USA
Country of which Citizen or Subject: Germany / Germany / Germany

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

Editor’s note: We are not allowed to reproduce National Archives (UK) images, but we are permitted to reproduce the material from them, as shown above.


Richborough camp, Sandwich 1939, Hans Friedrich Elias
Kitchener camp, 1939, Hans Friedrich Elias, with his brother Eduard Elias
Recognised in the photograph by family, Hans Einziger, third from the left, wearing spectacles

You might also be interested in