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Certificate - Extract of Entry, Victorian Government, 24 May 1955 Document Reg. No: HT 15742

Summary:
Extract of Entry issued by the Victorian Government on 24 May 1955 to state that 'Samuel Gung was born at Carlton on 4th June, 1920'. Samuel was born in Carlton in 1920 to Chinese parents. At a young age he travelled to China with his family where he remained to finish his education and marry. In 1947 he returned to Melbourne with his wife and two children. He worked with his father at the Geraldton Fruit Company, and had four more children in Australia. The Gung family collection documents their experiences of immigrating and living in Australia from the 1920s to the 1960s and the gradual easing of the White Australia policy.
Description:
Yellowing paper with black printed text. Personal details typed. Name of Government Statist is stamped. Some details written in pencil.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Jeff Gung, 2006
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 18.90 cm (Width), 16.40 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: chinese immigration, government departments, immigration, citizenship, white australia policy
Themes this item is part of: Gung Family Collection, Migration Collection, Samuel Gung, Son of Chinese Migrants (1920-1993)
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Naturalisation & Citizenship
Tertiary Classification: certificates
Inscriptions: Text: A.M.P./STATE OF VICTORIA/EXTRACT OF ENTRY No. 13602/Office of the Government Statist/Melbourne, 24th May, 1955/Re Application Fol. 63916/MEMO/According to the Registers in this Office/Samuel GUNG/was born at Carlton/on 4th June, 1920/The Official Number of the entry is 10120.
Issued By: Victorian Government, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 24 May 1955
Person Named: Mr Samuel Gung, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 24 May 1955
Place & Date of Event: Carlton, Victoria, Australia, 4 Jun 1920

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