Leiser Chil Mendzigurski

Born: Bendzin, Poland, 16 December 1899

Profession in country of origin: Textile salesman

Arrived in Britain as a refugee from Germany in summer 1939


Male enemy alien - Exemption from internment - Refugee

Surname: Mendzigurski

Forenames: Leiser Chil

Date and place of birth: 16.12.1899, in Bendzin (Poland)

Nationality: Stateless

Police reg. cert. no.  712 390     

Home Office ref. no. C2774

Address: Kitchener camp, Richborough Sandwich, Kent

Normal occupation: Textile salesman

Decision of tribunal: Exempted 'C' 
Date: 17.10.1939

Whether exempted from Articles C (a) and 9 (a): Yes

Whether desires to be repatriated: No

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

Submitted by Judith Elam in the form of Leiser’s ‘Exemption from Internment’ card, UK National Archives. Unfortunately, we are not allowed to reproduce these cards on the website, although we do have permission to transcribe the information from the card, as above.


Richborough camp, Leiser Chil Mendzigurski
Kitchener camp, Leiser Chil Mendzigurski, standing on the top row, third from the right .
Submitted by Judith Elam