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Certificate - Birth & Occupation, Issued to Nicolae Condurateanu, 1947 Document Reg. No: HT 829

Summary:
Official certificate stating the birth and occupation of Nicolae Condurateanu, written in Romanian, and dated 1947. It would have been issued to Nicolae while he was in a displaced persons camp in Germany.

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.
Description:
Official beige coloured document written in Romanian, dated 1947. There are Romanian stamps along left hand edge and photograph of Nicolae Condorateanu on top left corner of reverse side of document.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Carla Lolicato, 2002
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 28.50 cm (Height), 20.10 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: immigration, displaced persons, migrant hostels, migrant camps, migrant reception centres, romanian communities, romanian immigration
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Processing - Planning & Departure
Tertiary Classification: identification
Inscriptions: Copie/Primaria Comunei Breaza, jud. Buzau/Plasa Mizil [Extensive text in Romanian]
Issued By: Romania, 1947
Issued To: Nicolae Condurateanu, Germany, 1947

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