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Drivers Licence - Victoria, Samuel L Gung, 18 May 1951 Document Reg. No: HT 15747

Drivers Licence No 738 037 issued to Samuel L Gung on 18 May 1951 certifying he could drive a motor car on any public highway in the State of Victoria for the year ending 16 May 1952. 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 red and blue text. Receipt for payment details are stamped. Personal details are typed in black.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Jeff Gung, 2006
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 20.40 cm (Width), 9.90 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: chinese immigration, government departments, licences, road transport, 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: Community Activity
Tertiary Classification: reference materials
Inscriptions: Text: Look and Live!/CROSS CROSSINIGS CAUTIOUSLY/Received amount printed above./WARNING.- This Licence shall have no effect until the/Cash Register imprint appears hereon. Collector of Imposts./NOT TRANSFERABLE. Section 6, Motor Car Act 1928, No. 3741, as amended by Motor Car Act 1935./LICENCE.
Issued To: Mr Samuel Gung, Ascot Vale, Victoria, Australia, 18 May 1951
Issued By: State Government of Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 18 May 1951

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