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Certificate - Issued to Bretislav Lukes, The Marconi School of Wireless, 9 Mar 1959 Document Reg. No: HT 8010

Certificate issued to Bretislav Lukes by the Marconi School of Wireless, Sydney for completion of Television Theory's Practical course, dated 9 March 1959. Bretislav Lukes was born 12 January 1922 in Stankou in Czechoslovakia. He migrated to Australia on the Goya in 1950 and was sent to Bonegilla. His compulsory employment was for Australian Iron and Steel at Port Kembla, possibly on the Snowy Hydro-electric Scheme. He then moved to Melbourne where he worked for Myer, Watson Victa and finally in the Physics Department at Swinburne Institute of Technology. Known in Australia as 'Bob' he spoke English, Czech and German and had an interest in amateur radio.
Cream paper with black cursive printed text, 'Marconi' decorative letterhead and signatures in blue ink.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Peter Schafer, 2004
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 24.15 cm (Width), 33.30 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: immigration, immigrant voyages, displaced persons, certificates, migrant camps, czechoslovakian communities, czechoslovakian immigration
Themes this item is part of: Information & Communication Collection, Bretislav Lukes, Czechoslovakian Migrant, 1950
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Settlement - Education & Training
Tertiary Classification: certificates
Inscriptions: The Marconi School of Wireless/CONDUCTED BY AMALGAMATED WIRELESS (AUSTRALIA) LTD./This is to Certify that/B. Lukes/has completed the prescribed course and/has passed the examination conducted by/the Marconi School of Wireless for/television/Theory and Practical
Issued By: Marconi School of Wireless, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 9 Mar 1953
Issued To: Bretislav Lukes, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 9 Mar 1959

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