Karl Timan

Born: Vienna, Austria, 3 October 1904

Profession in country of origin: Salesman in ladies’ corsets

Arrived in Britain as a refugee from Austria on 11 August 1939


Male enemy alien - Exemption from internment - Refugee  
Forename: Karl
Alias: - 
Date and place of birth: 03/10/1904 in Vienna
Nationality: German 
Police Regn. Cert. No.: 712 886
Home Office ref: C 3440
Address: Kitchener camp, Richborough, Sandwich, Kent 
Normal occupation: Salesman
Present occupation: -
Name and address of employer: - 
Decision of tribunal: Exempted "C" & 9a
Date 20.10.1939 
Whether exempted from Article 6(A): Yes 
Whether desires to be repatriated: No 

Tribunal district: Richborough camp, Tribunal 3

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

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  • Kitchener camp, Karl Timan, Post-war years
  • Kitchener camp, Karl Timan, Post-war years

Photographs submitted by Peter Schuller for his uncle Karl ‘Charlie’ Timan