Hans Friedrich Elias

Born: Vienna, Austria, 10 January 1915

Profession in country of origin: Salesman (motorcar parts)

Arrived in Britain as a refugee from Austria on 1 August 1939


Male enemy alien - Exemption from internment - Refugee  
Surname: Elias
Forename: Hans Friedrich
Alias: - 
Date and place of birth: 10/01/1915 in Vienna
Nationality: German 
Police Regn. Cert. No.: 712 667 
Home Office ref: C 3092   
Address: Kitchener camp, Richborough, Sandwich, Kent 
Normal occupation: Assistant in motor accessories shop
Present occupation: Road worker in Camp
Name and address of employer: - 
Decision of tribunal: Exempted "C" & 9A   
Date 18.10.1939 
Whether exempted from Article 6(A): Yes 
Whether desires to be repatriated: No

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

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.

Camp / arrival number 2827

Arrival date 1 August 1939


Richborough transit camp, Letter, 23 Feb 1941, Hans Elias, Bloomsbury House, Goldner, Layton
Kitchener camp, Letter, 23 Feb 1941, Hans Elias, Bloomsbury House, Goldner, Layton


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

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