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Certificate - Vaccination, Issued to Nicolae Condurateanu, 10 Mar 1950 Document Reg. No: HT 590

Summary:
Booklet Certificate with official record vaccination issued to Nicolae Condurateanu on 10 March 1950, to allow him to immigrate to Australia. It was issued by the International Refugee Organisation. The booklet was published by IRO Atar S A Arts graphiques in Geneva.

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:
10 page booklet printed with extensive text on brown paper, with text in English and French. Personal details and signatures filled out in black ink.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Carla Lolicato, 2001
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 14.90 cm (Height), 10.40 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, United Nations Relief & Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA) & International Refugee Organisation (IRO)
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Processing - Planning & Departure
Tertiary Classification: medical records
Inscriptions: Text: UNITED NATIONS / WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION / INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATE OF INOCULATION AND VACCINATION / ISSUED BY THE / INTERANATIONAL REFUGEE ORGANIZATION Stamp: II DRACCS AURICH BAOR 25 Includes: extensive text
Publisher: IRO Atar S A Arts graphiques Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland, 1950
Issued By: International Refugee Organization, Germany, 10 Mar 1950
Issued To: Nicolae Condurateanu, Germany, 10 Mar 1950

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