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Certificate - Exemption from Military Duties, Issued to Karina Nartiss, Germany, 24 Jun 1947 Document Reg. No: SH 911655

Certificate of Exemption from Military Duties issued to Karina Nartiss, dated 24 June 1947. The exemption was issued as she was not a German national. Born in Latvia in 1925, Karina married Alozijs Nartiss in 1946, their daughter Liga was born in 1947. They migrated to Australia in 1949 after spending time in a displaced persons camp in Ludwigsburg in West Germany from 1948-49. In Australia Karina, who had trained as a dancer, worked as a photographic model and was featured on the last paper 10 Pound note, issued in 1956.
Rectangular paper certificate printed on buff coloured paper in German. Typewritten name and address on right half of document, stamped in blue, black and red in three places. Reverse side has printing in middle, stamped in blue and a signature in blue.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Performing Arts Museum, 1991
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 10.50 cm (Height), 14.80 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: working life, wars conflicts, world war ii 1939-1945, immigration, displaced persons, latvian communities, latvian immigration, identifications, militaria german, citizenship, ethnic groups
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Civilian Life
Tertiary Classification: certificates
Inscriptions: Text: Absender: Spruchkammer Waiblingen/Der offentlicher Klager [German text].
Place & Date Issued: Waiblingen, Germany, 24 Jun 1947
Issued To: Ms Karina Nartiss, Waiblingen, Germany, 24 Jun 1947
Date Inscribed: Germany, 4 March 1946

Date this type of form came into use.

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