Martin Gellert

Born: Dresden, Germany, 1 June 1913

Profession in country of origin: Locksmith

Arrived in Britain as a refugee from Germany in 1939

Documents

Male enemy alien - Exemption from internment - Refugee
                                          
Surname: Gellert
Forename: Martin
Alias: -
Date and place of birth: 01/06/1913 in Dresden
Nationality: German
Police Regn. Cert. No.: 711887
Home Office ref: C2647
Address: Kitchener camp, Richborough, Sandwich, Kent
Normal occupation: Locksmith
Present occupation: Lorry Driver in camp
Name and address of employer: -
Decision of tribunal: Exempted "C" & 9A Date 13.10.1939
Whether exempted from Article 6(A): Yes
Whether desires to be repatriated: No

Richborough Camp Tribunal 6
Trevor Hunter

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

  • Kitchener camp, Martin Gellert, Letter 2 November 1943, Pioneer Corps, Change of name dated 19 October 1943
  • Kitchener camp, Martin Gellert, Letter, REME and RAVC Record office, Exemplary conduct, 5 June 1957
  • Kitchener camp, Martin Gellert, Letter, RMEM and RAVC Recprd Office, Gibbons, Change of name approval request, Refugee from Nazi oppression, Compensation claim, 20 January 1958

Letters submitted by the Gellert/Gibbons family for Martin Gellert

Photographs

  • Kitchener camp, Martin Gellert, 1939
  • Richborough Jewish refugee camp, Martin Gellert, 1939, reverse
  • Richborough refugee camp, Martin Gellert, third from left bare chested with an axe, 1 July 1939
  • Richborough transmigration camp, Martin Gellert, third from left bare chested with an axe, 1 July 1939, reverse
  • Kitchener camp, Martin Gellert, Pioneer Corps
  • Richborough Jewish refugee camp, Martin and Ilse Gellert, Taunton, married in January 1940, Photo 23 September 1940,
  • Kitchener camp, Martin Gellert, Pioneer Corps

Photographs submitted by the Gellert/Gibbons family for Martin Gellert