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Baggage Label - Goya, 1950 Document Reg. No: HT 8042

Baggage label for the 'Goya' issued to Bretislav Lukes, from his journey from Bremerhaven to Australia in 1950. Bretislav Lukes was born 12 January 1922 in Stankou in Czechoslovakia. Following the war he trained as an electrician while in an International Refugee Organisation Camp. 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 as a TV repair man, at Watson Victa making x-ray machines and finally as a technician in the Physics Department at Swinburne Institute of Technology.
Yellow card label with black printed text and metal stud with blue string threaded through.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Peter Schafer, 2004
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 6.00 cm (Width), 12.25 cm (Length)
Dimension Comment: Measurement does not include string

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Tagged with: immigration, immigrant voyages, displaced persons, migrant camps, czechoslovakian communities, czechoslovakian immigration
Themes this item is part of: Bretislav Lukes, Czechoslovakian Migrant, 1950
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Processing - Planning & Departure
Tertiary Classification: luggage handling
Issued To: Bretislav Lukes, 1950
Ship Depicted: Goya, 1950

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