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Certificate - Repatriation, Issued to Nicolae Condurateanu, 24 Jul 1947 Reg. No: HT 586
- Official certificate of repatriation issued to Nicolae Condurateanu on 24 July 1947, while he was in a Displaced Persons camp in Germany.
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.
- Rectangular cream coloured certificate with extensive typed text and personal details in black ink. There is a small black and white photo at the top of the form and several purple stamps from the Misiunea Romana de repatriere
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Ms Carla Lolicato, 2001
|Dimensions:||18.00 cm (Height), 20.80 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, Getting In, Immigration Museum Exhibition, 2003-2015|
|Secondary Classification:||Processing - Planning & Departure|
|Inscriptions:||Text: MISIUNEA ROMANA DE REPATRIERE / DIN GERMANIA / CERTIFICAT DE REPATRIERE Stamp: MISIUNEA ROMANA DE REPATRIERE Includes extensive text.|
|Place & Date Issued:||Romania, 24 Jul 1947|
|Issued To:||Nicolae Condurateanu, Germany, 24 Jul 1947|
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