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Certificate - Repatriation, Issued to Barbara Condurateanu, 7 Aug 1947 Reg. No: HT 585
- Official certificate of repatriation issued to Barbara Condurateanu on 7 August 1947, while she was in a Displaced Persons camp in Germany.
Barbara Condurateanu was a Romanian refugee who spent WWII in a Russian POW camp and being repatriated back to Romania, when she caught the wrong train and ended up in a German Displaced Persons camp. In the camp she met fellow Romanian refugee Nicolae Condurateanu, who had spent WWII in a German POW camp. 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.
- Certificate of Repatriation, includes small black and white photo. The certificate has been stamped by Romania Misiunea de Repatrieri.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Ms Carla Lolicato, 2001
|Dimensions:||18.00 cm (Height), 20.00 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, Transport Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Processing - Planning & Departure|
|Inscriptions:||Text: CERTIFICAT DE REPATRIERE Stamp: ROMANIA MISIUNEA DE REPATRIERI [extensive text]|
|Place & Date Issued:||Romania, 7 Aug 1947|
|Issued To:||Barbara Condurateanu, Germany, 7 Aug 1947|