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Payment Slip - State Electricity Commission of Victoria, Issued to Barbara Condurateanu, 4 Jun 1952 Document Reg. No: HT 619

Payment slip issued by the State Electricity Commission of Victoria to Barbara Condurateanu dated 4 June 1952 for assessment of premises for service charge. The Condurateanu's purchased their first home in mid 1952 and this slip would have been issued while they were setting up their home.

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.
Payment slip issued by the State Electricity Commission of Victoria to B Condurateanu.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Carla Lolicato, 2001
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 15.40 cm (Height), 15.10 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: immigration, displaced persons, migrant hostels, migrant camps, migrant reception centres, romanian communities, romanian immigration, 1 or 1 1, 1 1, 1 and 1 1
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Settlement - First Home & Family
Tertiary Classification: financial records
Issued By: State Electricity Commission of Victoria (SECV) Electric Supply Department, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 4 Jun 1952
Issued To: Barbara Condurateanu, Essendon, Victoria, Australia, 4 Jun 1952

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