Josef Juda Haber

Born: Lysiec on 2 June 1912

Profession in country of origin: Doctor / Physician

Arrived in Britain as a refugee from Germany in 1939


[Hand-written addition: USA 21.05.1940 CR]
Male enemy alien - Exemption from internment - Refugee
Surname: Haber
Forename: Josef Juda
Alias: -
Date and place of birth: 02/06/1912 in Lysiec
Nationality: German
Police Regn. Cert. No.: 711 130
Home Office ref: C2194
Address: Kitchener camp, Richborough, Sandwich, Kent
Normal occupation: Physician
Present occupation: 
Name and address of employer: -
Decision of tribunal: Exempted "C" & 9A Date 10.10.1939
Whether exempted from Article 6(A): Yes
Whether desires to be repatriated: No

[Hand-written addition: Embarked 22.05.1940

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

B. Non-transmigrants
Name of ship: Samaria
Steamship Line: Cunard White Star Limted
Names and descriptions of ALIEN passengers embarked at the port of Liverpool
Date of Departure: 22nd May 1940
Where bound: New York

Contract ticket number: 44737
Contract ticket number: 44738
Port at which passengers have contracted to land: New York
Names of passengers: Haber, Josef; Haber, Gizela
Class: Tour.
Ages of passengers - Adults of 12 years and upwards - Accompanied by husband or wife - Males 27 / Females 22
Children between 1 and 12: -
Infants: -
Last address in the UK: Kitchener Camp, Richborough
Profession, Occupation, or Calling of passengers: Physician / H Duty
Country of last permanent residence: Foreign Countries
Country of Intended Future Residence: USA / USA 
Country of which Citizen or Subject: Germany / 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.


Hermann Diamant and Joseph Haber, around 1944, taken in Farnham, Virginia after emigrating to the USA
Hermann Diamant and Joseph Haber (Kitchener camp residents), around 1944, taken in Farnham, Virginia after emigrating to the USA. In the photograph above, Hermann is centre back, looking over the shoulders of his friend Jospeh Haber and his wife Giesel Jufy Haber.

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