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Certificate - Camp Police Membership, Issued to Nicolae Condurateanu, 12 Oct 1946 Document 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 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 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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