Jakob Reich

Born: Berlin, Germany, 28 February 1918

Profession in country of origin: Tailor (gentleman’s)

Arrived in Britain as a refugee in 1939


[Hand-written later addition] Release authorised "special" case without restrictions 9.5.1941

[Stamp] CIRCULAR 21.6.1940

                                         Released 16.05.1941

Male enemy alien - Exemption from internment - Refugee  
Surname: Reich
Forename: Jakob
Alias: - 
Date and place of birth: 28/02/1918 in berlin
Nationality: Stateless
Police Regn. Cert. No.: 712 191
Home Office ref: C 3599    [Hand-written later addition] R. 14/22/2
Address: Kitchener Camp, Richborough, Sandwich, Kent
Normal occupation: Brushmaker
Present occupation: 
Name and address of employer: 
Decision of tribunal: Exempted "C" & 9a
Date 05.10.1939 
Whether exempted from Article 6(A): Yes [later crossed out in blue]
Whether desires to be repatriated: No 
[Hand-written addition] Release Authorise: "Spec" case. Without restrictions 9.5.1941
Released 16.5.1941

Report of Internment
                              Police: MPD Division "M"
Name of Alien: Reich, Jakob
Nationality: -
Date of birth: 22  28.12.1918
HO Number: R. 14122/2. 65621. Mooragh
Interned on: - 
Handed to: -
Reason for internment: Circular 21.06.1940

R.C. No. 712191 

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

B. Non-transmigrants
Name of ship: Britannic
Steamship Line: Cunard White Star Limited
Names and descriptions of ALIEN passengers embarked at the port of Liverpool
Date of Departure: 5th November 1948
Where bound: New York

Contract ticket number: 213334
Port at which passengers have contracted to land: New York
Names of passengers: Reich, Jakob; Reich, Betty; child
Class: 3rd
Ages of passengers - Adults of 12 years and upwards - Accompanied by husband or wife - Males 30 / Females 27
Children between 1 and 12: -
Infants: 11/12
Last address in the UK: 43, Cambridge Avenue, London NW 6
Profession, Occupation, or Calling of passengers: Tailor / Housewife
Country of last permanent residence: England / England / England
Country of Intended Future Residence: USA / USA / USA
Country of which Citizen or Subject: Stateless / Stateless / England

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

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