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Leaflet - Commonwealth Employment Service, Commencement Of Employment, 1950 Document Reg. No: HT 603

Summary:
Document issued by the Commonwealth Employment Service to Nicolae Condurateanu in 1950. The document states that he is to commence work on 25 July 1950 at the Walwa Hotel, Walwa NSW as a gardener.

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:
Cream coloured foolscap document with printed and typed text.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Carla Lolicato, 2001
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 33.60 cm (Height), 20.80 cm (Length)

More information

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, Getting In, Immigration Museum Exhibition, 2003-2015
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Settlement - Employment
Tertiary Classification: reference materials
Inscriptions: Text: COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA/COMMONWEALTH EMPLOYMENT SERVICE/ Stamp: COMMONWEALTH EMPLOYMENT SERVICE BONEGILLA, VIC/ Doc No:LIST NO.5421/18
Issued By: Commonwealth Employment Service (CES), Wodonga, Victoria, Australia, 1950
Issued To: Nicolae Condurateanu, Bonegilla, Victoria, Australia, 1950
Place Named: Walwa, Victoria, Australia, 1950

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