Leopold Weil

Born: Steinsfurt, Germany, 2 April 1917

Profession in country of origin: Clerk

Arrived in Britain as a refugee from Germany in 1939

Documents

Male enemy alien - Exemption from internment - Refugee  
                         
Surname: Weil
Forename: Leopold
Alias: -
Date and place of birth: 02/04/1917 in Steinsfurt
Nationality: German
Police Regn. Cert. No.: 712 427
Home Office ref: C 2686
Address: Kitchener camp, Richborough, Sandwich, Kent
Normal occupation: Clerk
Present occupation: Road-making
Name and address of employer: -
Decision of tribunal: Exempted "C" & 9A
Date 18.10.1939
Whether exempted from Article 6(A): Yes
Whether desires to be repatriated: No
02.04.17                            Weil, Leopold
712427
Sailed for Canada
in SS 'Ettrick'
on 3rd July, 1940
Richborough EC W14331
German                                             WEIL
Leopold
C E.A.T
Male
R
Canada
02.04.17 Steinsfurt
W14331
RA(?) in Canada
(farm worker)
25.04.1942

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

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.

Letters

Richborough transmigration camp, Leopold Weil, Letter, Jewish Refugees Committee, Bloomsbury House, Internment Camp N, Canada, Luggge, 12 May 1941
Kitchener camp, Leopold Weil, Letter, Jewish Refugees Committee, Bloomsbury House, Internment Camp N, Canada, Luggge, 12 May 1941

Photographs

  • Kitchener camp, Leopold Weil. Leopold’s youngest brother Siegfried Weil is on the right, standing
  • Kitchener camp, Leopold Weil. Leopold is 8th from the left (including the three men in white shirts)
  • Kitchener camp, Leopold Weil. Leopold is standing third from the right (next to the two men in uniform)
  • Kitchener camp, Leopold Weil. Leopold is standing in the middle basically by himself, wearing a black shirt and light-coloured trousers, in front of the man in the white shirt
  • Kitchener camp, Leopold Weil. Leopold is in the front row, in the middle, with the two men draping their arms over his shoulder

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