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Receipt - Melbourne General Cemetery, Samuel Louey Gung, 13 Mar 1954 Document Reg. No: HT 15744

Receipt issued by the Melbourne General Cemetery (No 10144) to Samuel Louey-Gung on 13 May 1954 for payment of Plot Presbyterian NA 644. Plot size - 8 x 4 feet. Cost - 18/8. 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.
Yellowing paper with black printed text. Orange 'Victorian Stamp Duty' stamp on it. Personal details written in pencil.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Jeff Gung, 2006
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 15.20 cm (Width), 13.80 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: chinese immigration, chinese communities, death mourning, burials
Themes this item is part of: Gung Family Collection, Migration Collection, Samuel Gung, Son of Chinese Migrants (1920-1993)
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Settlement - Cultural & Social Life
Tertiary Classification: ticketing
Inscriptions: Text: No. 10144/Melbourne General Cemetery.
Issued To: Mr Samuel Gung, Ascot Vale, Victoria, Australia, 13 May 1954
Issued By: Melbourne General Cemetery, Parkville, Victoria, Australia, 13 May 1954

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