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Certificate - Authority to Remain in Australia, Issued to Nicolae Condurateanu, 17 Jun 1952 Document Reg. No: HT 596

Summary:
Certificate of Authority to Remain in Australia, issued to Nicolae Condurateanu, 17 June 1952. This certificate was issued by the Commonwealth Government and allows Nicolae to remain living in Australia.

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:
Typed certificate on with signature in black ink, and stamped by the Department of Immigration Australia.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Carla Lolicato, 2001
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 24.80 cm (Height), 18.90 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, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Processing - Arrival
Tertiary Classification: certificates
Inscriptions: Text: CERTIFICATE OF AUTHORITY TO REMAIN/IN AUSTRALIA Logo: DEPARTMENT OF IMMIGRATION AUSTRALIA [Extensive text]
Publisher: Commonwealth of Australia, Geneva, Switzerland, circa 1952
Issued By: Commonwealth Department of Immigration, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 17 Jun 1952
Issued To: Nicolae Condurateanu, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 17 Jun 1952

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