Moshe Bretler

Born: Machnaim, 30 April 1902

Profession in country of origin: Textile Salesman

Arrived in Britain as a refugee in 1939


Male enemy alien - Exemption from internment - Refugee   
Surname: Bretler                    [added stamp] AUSTRALIA    
                 Rlease authd. for AUST. Lab Corp 18 Feb 1942

Forename: Moshe
Alias: - 
Date and place of birth: 30/04/1902 in Machnaim 
[hand-written] Palestine
Nationality: Stateless 
Police Regn. Cert. No.: 712 768 
Home Office ref: C 3721 [crossed out / hand-written] B25360     
Address: Kitchener camp, Richborough, Sandwich, Kent 
Normal occupation: Textile salesman
Present occupation: Farm worker outside of Camp
Name and address of employer: - 
[Hand-written later addition] Enrolled Aust Lab Corps
Decision of tribunal: Exempted "C" [hand-written] (see list)
Date 19.10.1939 
[Hand-written] Discharged on medical grounds
Whether exempted from Article 6(A): Yes [later crossed out in red]
Whether desires to be repatriated: No 

Stateless                712768            B25360
                                   Rlease authd. for
                                   AUST. Lab. Corps
                                    18 Feb 1942

               Richborough EC

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

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The following records for Moshe Bretler are in the National Archives of Australia:

NAA: B78, 1948/BRETLER M
Title BRETLER Moshe
Nationality: Palestinian
Arrived Sydney per Dunera 26 August 1940
Contents range1948 - 1948
Series number B78
Control symbol 1948/BRETLER M
Access status Open
Barcode 4119171
NAA: MP1103/1, E39223
Title Prisoner of War/Internee
Bretler, Moshe;
Date of birth - 30 April 1902;
Nationality - Palestine
Contents range 1940 - 1942
Series number MP1103/1
Control symbol E39223
Access status Open
Barcode 8616906
NAA: MP1103/2, E39223
Title Prisoner of War
Internee Bretler, Moshe;
Year of birth - 1902;
Nationality - Palestina stateless
Contents range 1939 - 1945
Series number MP1103/2
Control symbol E39223
Access status Open
Barcode 9905727