Born: Themar, Germany, 4 February 1896
Profession in country of origin: Butcher
Arrived in Britain as a refugee from Germany in 1939
Male enemy alien - Exemption from internment - Refugee Surname: Kahn Forename: Julius Alias: - Date and place of birth: 04/02/1896 in Themar Nationality: German Police Regn. Cert. No.: 712089 Home Office ref: C 602 Address: Kitchener camp, Richborough, Sandwich, Kent Normal occupation: Butcher Present occupation: Road building in Camp Name and address of employer: - Decision of tribunal: Exempted "C" & 9a Date 16.10.1939 Whether exempted from Article 6(A): Yes Whether desires to be repatriated: No [Later additions in red pencil 'K20067'; in pencil - 3/96; C.20]
Kahn Julius 04.02.1896 712089 Dunera 55359 K20067 Richborough E.C.
German KAHN Julius C' Cat M (?) R 04.02.1896 Themar K20067 Ra 22 May 1942 (f5c?) Aust. Lab. Corps Discharged medical List 04/09/1944
Source: National Archives, Home Office: Aliens Department: Internees Index, 1939-1947.
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There are extensive records about Julius Kahn available to view online in the National Archives of Australia, as follows:
NAA: SP11/2, GERMAN/KAHN J Title Julius Kahn [German – arrived Sydney per DUNERA, 26 Aug 1940. Box 95] Contents range 1941 – 1943 Series number SP11/2 Control symbol GERMAN/KAHN J Access status Open Barcode 5426644 NAA: MP1103/1, E39864 Title Prisoner of War/Internee: Kahn, Julius; Date of birth – 04 February 1896; Nationality – German Contents range 1940 – 1942 Series number MP1103/1 Control symbol E39864 Access status Open Barcode 8617549 NAA: MP1103/2, E39864 Title Prisoner of War/Internee; Kahn, Julius; Year of birth – 1896; Nationality – Germany Contents range 1939 – 1945 Series number MP1103/2 Control symbol E39864 Access status Open Barcode 9906368 NAA: A435, 1949/4/2443 Title KAHN Julius Kahn – born 4 February 1896 – Stateless Contents range 1947 – 1950 Series number A435 Control symbol 1949/4/2443 Access status Open Barcode 6944095
There is some further information on Julius in a fascinating history project about Jewish families in Themar.
-Information kindly submitted by Sharon Meen, historian, Vancouver, British Columbia