Moses Buch

Born: Zolkiew, Poland, 2 May 1893

Profession in country of origin: Brushmaker

Arrived in Britain as a refugee in 1939


Male enemy alien - Exemption from internment - Refugee  
Surname: Buch
Forename: Moses
Alias: - 
Date and place of birth: 02/05/1893 in Zolkiew
Nationality: Stateless
Police Regn. Cert. No.: 711 211
Home Office ref: C 1771    
Address: Kitchener Camp, Richborough, Sandwich, Kent
Normal occupation: Brushmaker
Present occupation: 
Name and address of employer: 
Decision of tribunal: Exempted "C" & 9a
Date 12.10.1939 
Whether exempted from Article 6(A): Yes [later crossed out in red pen]
Whether desires to be repatriated: No 

Richborough Camp Tribunal 2

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

B. Non-transmigrants
Name of ship: Lancastria
Steamship Line: Cunard White Star Limited
Names and descriptions of ALIEN passengers embarked at the port of Liverpool
Date of Departure: 9th March 1940
Where bound: Halifax NS and New York

Contract ticket number: 43420
Port at which passengers have contracted to land: New York
Names of passengers: Buch, Moses
Class: 3rd
Ages of passengers - Adults of 12 years and upwards - Not accompanied by husband or wife - Males 46
Children between 1 and 12: -
Infants: -
Last address in the UK: Kitchener Camp, Richborough
Profession, Occupation, or Calling of passengers: Brushmaker
Country of last permanent residence: Foreign Countries 
Country of Intended Future Residence: USA 
Country of which Citizen or Subject: Stateless

Source: National Archives: Passenger Lists leaving UK 1890-1960.

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