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Driver's Licence - Issued to Barbara Condurateanu, Victoria, circa 1985 Document Reg. No: HT 630

Drivers Licence issued by the Office of Road Traffic Authority to Barbara Condurateanu, circa 1985 and valid until 30 December 1990.

Barbara Condurateanu was a Romanian refugee who spent World War II in a Russian POW camp and being repatriated back to Romania, when she caught the wrong train and ended up in a German Displaced Persons camp. In the camp she met fellow Romanian refugee Nicolae Condurateanu, who had spent World War II in a German POW camp. 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.
Plastic covered document containing drivers license details and photo. Licence number 1634 003 3.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Carla Lolicato, 2001
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 5.50 cm (Height), 8.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: immigration, displaced persons, migrant hostels, road transport, migrant camps, migrant reception centres, romanian communities, romanian immigration, -1
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: ROAD TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Road Travel & Motoring
Tertiary Classification: drivers' licences
Inscriptions: Text: DRIVER LICENCE VICTORIA AUSTRALIA [extensive text]
Issued By: Office of the Road Traffic Authority, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1985
Issued To: Barbara Condurateanu, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1985
User: Barbara Condurateanu, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1985- 30 Dec 1990

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