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Certificate - Camp Police Membership, Issued to Nicolae Condurateanu, 12 Oct 1946 Reg. No: HT 583
- Official certificate stating that Nicolae Condurateanu, is a member of the camp police for camp no. A I Heerte, dated 12 October 1946.
Nicolae Condurateanu was a Romanian who was placed in a POW camp during WWII 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 WWII 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 brown certificate with typed black text and signed in black ink. It is dated 12 October1946 and has been stamped with British Red Cross stamp.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Ms Carla Lolicato, 2001
|Dimensions:||14.70 cm (Height), 21.00 cm (Length)|
|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|
|Secondary Classification:||Processing - Planning & Departure|
|Inscriptions:||Text: CERTIFICATE [extensive text]|
|Place & Date Issued:||Germany, 12 Oct 1946|
|Issued To:||Nicolae Condurateanu, Germany, 12 Oct 1946|
|Other Association (See Comments):||Red Cross, Germany, 12 Oct 1946