Siegfried Silbermann

Born: Munich, Germany, 12 April 1920

Profession in country of origin: Book-keeper

Arrived in Britain as a refugee from Germany on 6 June 1939


Male enemy alien - Exemption from internment - Refugee  
Surname: Silbermann
Forename: Siegfried
Alias: -
Date and place of birth: 12/04/1920 in Munich
Nationality: German
Police Regn. Cert. No.: 711 658
Home Office ref: C 875
Address: Kitchener camp, Richborough, Sandwich, Kent
Normal occupation: Book-keeper
Present occupation:
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

Tribunal no. 3

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: 25th January 1940
Where bound: Halifax & New York
Contract ticket number: 46651
Port at which passengers have contracted to land: New York
Names of passengers: Silbermann, Siegfried
Class: 3rd
Ages of passengers - Adults of 12 years and upwards - Not accompanied by husband or wife - Males 19 
Children between 1 and 12: -
Infants: -
Last address in the UK: 58 Blenheim Gardens, London NW2
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.

Richborough camp, Siegfried Silbermann, Entry to Britain card, 6 June 1939
Kitchener camp, Siegfried Silbermann, Entry to Britain card, 6 June 1939
Reproduced with the kind permission of World Jewish Relief
Submitted by Steven Silbermann, for his uncle Siegfried Silbermann

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