Hermann Wetterhahn

Born: Darmstadt, Germany, 13 October 1909

Profession in country of origin: House painter

Arrived in Britain as a refugee from Germany in 1939


Male enemy alien - Exemption from internment - Refugee                           

Surname: Wetterhahn
Forename: Hermann
Alias: -
Date and place of birth: 13/10/1909 in Darmstadt
Nationality: German
Police Regn. Cert. No.: 710 373
Home Office ref: C 577  
Address: Kitchener camp, Richborough, Sandwich, Kent
Normal occupation: House painter
Present occupation: 
Name and address of employer: -
Decision of tribunal: Exempted "C" & 9A   Date 06.10.1939
Whether exempted from Article 6(A): Yes
Whether desires to be repatriated: No

Tribunal District: Richborough Camp Tribunal 3

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.


Richborough transit camp, Hermann Wetterhahn, 1939
Kitchener camp, Hermann Wetterhahn, 1939.
Hermann is not in this photograph taken at Kitchener Camp, but his wife is: she is standing among the group of three women, in the white top.
  • Richborough refugee camp, Hermann Wetterhahn, Pioneer Corps, with wife Chuma Biber and son
  • Kitchener camp, Hermann Wetterhahn, Pioneer Corps
  • Kitchener camp, Hermann Wetterhahn, Pioneer Corps
  • Richborough camp, Hermann Wetterhahn, Pioneer Corps

-Photographs submitted by Nathan Beaver for his grandfather Hermann Wetterhahn