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Certificate - Repatriation, Issued to Barbara Condurateanu, 7 Aug 1947 Document 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 World War II 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 World War II 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
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 18.00 cm (Height), 20.00 cm (Length)

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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
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Processing - Planning & Departure
Tertiary Classification: identification
Place & Date Issued: Romania, 7 Aug 1947
Issued To: Barbara Condurateanu, Germany, 7 Aug 1947

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