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Deposit Slip - State Savings Bank of Victoria, Walwa, 9 Jan 1951 Document Reg. No: HT 604

Deposit slip issued by the State Savings Bank of Victoria, Walwa Agency, stating that a first deposit of 135 pounds was made by Nicolae Conderateanu on 9 January 1951 into his pass book account.

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 piece of paper with printed black text.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Carla Lolicato, 2001
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 13.00 cm (Height), 11.80 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: immigration, displaced persons, migrant hostels, migrant camps, migrant reception centres, romanian communities, romanian immigration, school banking
Themes this item is part of: The State Savings Bank of Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Migration Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Settlement - First Home & Family
Tertiary Classification: financial records
Inscriptions: Text: THE STATE SAVINGS BANK/ Slip no: NO 32895
Issued By: The State Savings Bank of Victoria, Walwa, Victoria, Australia, 9 Jan 1951
Issued To: Nicolae Condurateanu, Walwa, Victoria, Australia, 9 Jan 1951

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