Oskar Reininger

Born: Poysdorf, Austria, 3 March 1910

Profession in country of origin: Clerk

Arrived in Britain as a refugee from Austria in 1939

Documents

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.

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, Oskar Reininger, letter 15 February 1940
Kitchener camp, Oskar Reininger, letter 15 February 1940
  • Kitchener camp, Oskar Reininger, Postcards
  • Kitchener camp, Oskar Reininger, Postcards

Letters submitted by Steve Reininger for his father Oskar Reininger

Photographs

  • Kitchener camp, Oskar Reininger, derelict huts
  • Kitchener camp, Oskar Reininger, derelict huts
  • Kitchener camp, Oskar Reininger, derelict huts
  • Kitchener camp, Oskar Reininger, derelict huts
  • Kitchener camp, Oskar Reininger, derelict huts
  • Kitchener camp, Oskar Reininger, derelict huts
  • Kitchener camp, Oskar Reininger, derelict hut
  • Kitchener camp, Oskar Reininger, derelict huts
  • Kitchener camp, Oskar Reininger, derelict huts
  • Kitchener camp, Oskar Reininger, 1939/1940
  • Kitchener camp, Oskar Reininger, Image from 'Some Victims of the Nazi Terror', Magazine 1939
  • Kitchener camp, Oskar Reininger, 1939
  • Kitchener camp, Oskar Reininger, 1939/1940
  • Kitchener camp, Oskar Reininger, 1939
  • Kitchener camp, Oskar Reininger, Sandwich Barbican gate and toll bridge, 1939
  • Kitchener camp, Oskar Reininger, Relaxing on the beach with friends, Summer 1939
  • Kitchener camp, Oskar Reininger, Hut 40, 1939
  • Kitchener camp, Oskar Reininger, Third from left outside hut, D
  • Kitchener camp, Oskar Reininger, On the left outside hut
  • Kitchener camp, Oskar Reininger, Worker in luggage stores, 1939

Photographs submitted by Steve Reininger for his father Oskar Reininger