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Certificate - Language Training, Issued to Bretislav Lukes , International Refugee Organisation, 26 Jul 1949 Document Reg. No: HT 8030

Summary:
Certificate issued to Bretislav Lukes by the International Refugee Organisation, 26 July 1949. The certificate states that Bretislav studied English and records the level he achieved in the Linguaphone course. 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.
Description:
Cream piece of paper, with black printed and typed text, signature in blue ink
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, certificates, migrant camps, czechoslovakian communities, czechoslovakian immigration
Themes this item is part of: Cultural Diversity Collection, Migration 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 REFUGEE ORGANISATION/U.S. ZONE HEADQUARTERS/DIVISION OF EMPLOYMENT AND VOCATIONAL TRAINING/LANGUAGE TRAINING MOVEMENT RECORD.
Issued By: International Refugee Organization, Germany, 26 Jul 1949
Issued To: Bretislav Lukes, Germany, 26 Jul 1949

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