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Certificate - Nationality, Issued to Nicolae Condurateanu, 1947 Reg. No: HT 828
- Official certificate of Nationality issued to Nicolae Condurateanu in 1947, while he was in a Displaced Persons camp in Germany. The certificate confirms his Romanian nationality.
Nicolae Condurateanu was a Romanian who was placed in a POW camp during World War II in Germany. He met his wife Barbara, also a Romanian, when she caught the wrong train and ended up in a German Displaced Persons camp, where Nicolae was Barbara had spent World War II in a Russian POW camp and was meant to have been on a train back to Romania. The couple married in 1948 at the A1 Heetre Camp and immigrated to Australia in 1950, where Nicolae worked in a Tea factory and Barbara at the Four and Twenty Pie factory. They had no family in Australia and had to rely on each other for support eventually purchasing a house and establishing a life in their new country.
- Foolscap paper document written in Romanian. The document has several Romanian stamps in the top left corner and a small black and white photograph of Nicolae in the top right corner.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Ms Carla Lolicato, 2002
|Dimensions:||15.00 cm (Height), 21.00 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||displaced persons, immigration, migrant camps, migrant hostels, migrant reception centres, romanian communities, romanian immigration|
|Themes this item is part of:||Migration Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Processing - Planning & Departure|
|Inscriptions:||CERTIFICAT [Extensive text in Romanian]|
|Place & Date Issued:||Romania, 1947|
|Issued To:||Nicolae Condurateanu, Germany, 1947|