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Medical Result Card - Division of Chest X-Ray Surveys, Department of Health, Victoria, 20 Mar 1973 Document Reg. No: HT 8061

Summary:
Results card for chest x-ray examination from division of chest X-Ray Surveys, Department of Health Victoria, Tuberculosis Branch, dated 20 March 1973. The card is addressed to B Lucas (Bretislav Lukes), 48 Pennell Ave St Albans. Born 12 January 1922 in Stankou in Czechoslovakia, Bretislav claims to have worked for the Germans during the war in Junkers aircraft factory. He migrated to Australia in 1950 after spending time in an IRO camp following World War Two. Sent to Bonegilla upon arrival, Bretislav completed his compulsory employment at Australian Iron and Steel at Port Kembla, probably on the Snowy Hydro-electric Scheme. When his two year labour contract was completed he moved to Melbourne where he lived for the rest of his life, although he did return to Czechoslovakia and other parts of Europe to visit friends and family.
Description:
White card, serrated edge, black printed text with date stamped in purple. Reverse side addressed in blue ink.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Peter Schafer, 2004
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 8.30 cm (Width), 11.60 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: immigration, immigrant voyages, displaced persons, migrant camps, czechoslovakian communities, czechoslovakian immigration, tuberculosis
Themes this item is part of: Cultural Diversity Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Migration Collection, Bretislav Lukes, Czechoslovakian Migrant, 1950
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Processing - Planning & Departure
Tertiary Classification: medical records
Inscriptions: HOVK039/DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH VICTORIA, TUBERCULOSIS BRANCH/DIVISION OF CHEST X-RAY SURVEYS
Sender: Department of Health, Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 20 Mar 1973
Addressed To: Bretislav Lukes, St Albans, Victoria, Australia, 20 Mar 1973

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