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Diploma - Electrician Course, Issued to Bretislav Lukes , International Refugee Organisation, 28 Jul 1949 Document Reg. No: HT 8029

Diploma issued to Bretislav Lukes by the International Refugee Organisation, 28 July 1949. Bretislav completed an Electrician Course at the IRO Area Vocational Training School in Schweinfurt from May-July 1949. Born 12 January 1922 in Stankou in Czechoslovakia Bretislav claims to have worked for the Germans during the war in Junkers aircraft factory. Following the war 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.
Discoloured cream piece of paper, with black printed and typed text, signatures in black ink and purple stamp 'Area Vocational Training School IRO Area 3'
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Peter Schafer, 2004
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 20.30 cm (Width), 26.70 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: immigration, immigrant voyages, displaced persons, migrant camps, czechoslovakian communities, czechoslovakian immigration
Themes this item is part of: Working Life & Trades Collection, Bretislav Lukes, Czechoslovakian Migrant, 1950, United Nations Relief & Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA) & International Refugee Organisation (IRO)
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Processing - Planning & Departure
Tertiary Classification: training & employment records
Inscriptions: INTERNATIONAL REFUGGEE ORGANISATION/Area 3, wuerzburg/US-Zone, Germany/DIPLOMA
Issued By: International Refugee Organization, Germany, 28 Jul 1949
Issued To: Bretislav Lukes, Germany, 28 Jul 1949

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