Born: Poysdorf, Austria, 3 March 1910
Profession in country of origin: Clerk
Arrived in Britain as a refugee from Austria in 1939
Male enemy alien - Exemption from internment - Refugee Surname: Reininger Forename: Oskar Alias: - Date and place of birth: 03/03/1910 in Poysdorf Nationality: German Police Regn. Cert. No.: 712 741 Home Office ref: C 3401 Address: Kitchener camp, Richborough, Sandwich, Kent Normal occupation: Clerk Present occupation: Luggage room at Camp Name and address of employer: - Decision of tribunal: Exempted "c" & 9A Date 19.10.1939 Whether exempted from Article 6(A): Yes Whether desires to be repatriated: No Tribunal District: Richborough Camp Tribunal nr. 1
Source: National Arrives, Home Office: Aliens Department: Internees Index, 1939-1947.
B. Non-transmigrants Name of ship: Newfoundland Steamship Line: Furness Names and descriptions of ALIEN passengers embarked at the port of Liverpool Date of Departure: 22nd May 1940 Where bound: Halifax, NS and St. John's, Nfl Contract ticket number: 35857 Port at which passengers have contracted to land: Boston Names of passengers: Reininger, Oskar Class: 1st Ages of passengers - Adults of 12 years and upwards - Not accompanied by husband or wife - Males 30 Children between 1 and 12: - Infants: - Last address in the UK: Kitchener Camp, Richborough, Sandwich Profession, Occupation, or Calling of passengers: Clerk Country of last permanent residence: Foreign Countries Country of Intended Future Residence: USA Country of which Citizen or Subject: Germany
Source: National Archives: Passenger Lists leaving UK 1890-1960.
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Letters submitted by Steve Reininger for his father Oskar Reininger
Photographs submitted by Steve Reininger for his father Oskar Reininger