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 O/C/16 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 Arrives, 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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