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Receipt- K Willis & Co, Auctioneers & Estate Agents, 30 Aug 1952 Reg. No: HT 621
- Receipt issued by K Willis & Co, Auctioneers and Estate Agents, to Nicolae Condurateanu balance on policy. It is dated 30 August 1952 and relates to the purchase of the Condurateanu's first home in Essendon.
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.
- Receipt issued to N Condurateanus from K Willis and Co, Auctioneers and Estate Agents.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Ms Carla Lolicato, 2001
|Dimensions:||11.20 cm (Height), 17.10 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:||Settlement - First Home & Family|
|Tertiary Classification:||financial records|
|Inscriptions:||Text: K WILLIS AND CO/ AUCTIONEERS AND ESTATE AGENTS [extensive text] invoice no 2205|
|Issued By:||K. Willis & Co. Auctioneers & Estate Agents, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 30 Aug 1952|
|Issued To:||Nicolae Condurateanu, Essendon, Victoria, Australia, 30 Aug 1952|