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Certificate - Camp Police Membership, Issued to Nicolae Condurateanu, 12 Oct 1946 Document Reg. No: HT 583

Summary:
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 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:
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
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 14.70 cm (Height), 21.00 cm (Length)

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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
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Processing - Planning & Departure
Tertiary Classification: identification
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

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