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Trunk - Ammunition Chest, Travelling, circa 1939-1945 Reg. No: HT 103
- Wooden trunk, which was previously an ammunition chest, made circa 1939 - 1945. It was salvaged by Ukrainian refugee Orian Wenhrynowycz, from many littering the countryside whilst he was in a German transit camp waiting to come to Australia. Orian used this discarded munitions crate to transport his few possessions from a displaced person's camp in Germany to Australia, when he migrated in 1948.
- Wooden slatted trunk.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr Orian Wenhrynowycz, 2001
|Dimensions:||46.00 cm (Height), 50.00 cm (Width), 83.00 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||wars conflicts, immigration, immigrant voyages, displaced persons, luggage, migrant hostels, migrant camps, migrant reception centres, ukrainian immigration, myftar hasan|
|Themes this item is part of:||Migration Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Travel - Brought Goods|
|Date Made:||Australia, 1939-1945|
|User:||Mr Orian Wenhrynowycz, Germany, circa 1939-1948|
|User:||Mr Orian Wenhrynowycz, Bonegilla, Victoria, Australia, 1948|