Heinrich Mantel

Born: Vienna, Austria, 26 February 1915

Profession in country of origin: Window dresser

Arrived in Britain as a refugee from Belgium in 1939


Male enemy alien - Exemption from internment - Refugee  
Surname: Mantel
Forename: Heinrich
Alias: - 
Date and place of birth: 26/02/1915 in Vienna
Nationality: Stateless 
Police Regn. Cert. No.: 711 517
Home Office ref: C 2067 
Address: Kitchener camp, Richborough, Sandwich, Kent 
Normal occupation: Windowdresser
Present occupation: -
Name and address of employer: - 
Decision of tribunal: Exempted "C" & 9a
Date 12.10.1939 
Whether exempted from Article 6(A): Yes 
Whether desires to be repatriated: No 

Tribunal District: Richborough Camp, Tribunal 2

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

B. Non-transmigrants
Name of ship: Mostun
Steamship Line: Mosvold Line
Names and descriptions of ALIEN passengers embarked at the port of Liverpool
Date of Departure: 31st January 1940
Where bound: Boston and New York

Contract ticket number: -
Port at which passengers have contracted to land: New York
Names of passengers: Mantel, Heinrich
Class: 3rd
Ages of passengers - Adults of 12 years and upwards - Not accompanied by husband or wife - Males 27 
Children between 1 and 12: -
Infants: 11/12
Last address in the UK: Kitchener Camp, Richborough
Profession, Occupation, or Calling of passengers: Window-dresser
Country of last permanent residence: Foreign Countries
Country of Intended Future Residence: New York, USA 
Country of which Citizen or Subject: Poland (Stateless)

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.


Kitchener camp, Peter Weiss, Autobiography, Heini Mantel, Walter Fürst, 'A Home Corner'
Kitchener camp, Peter Weiss, Autobiography, Heini Mantel, Walter Fürst, ‘A Home Corner’.
With the kind permission of the Weiss family, for Peter Weiss

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