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Driver's Licence - Issued to Barbara Condurateanu, Victoria, circa 1991 Reg. No: HT 631
- Drivers Licence issued by Vic Roads to Barbara Condurateanu, circa 1991 and valid until 30 December 1996.
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 No 1634 003 3.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Ms Carla Lolicato, 2001
|Dimensions:||5.50 cm (Height), 8.20 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||immigration, displaced persons, migrant hostels, road transport, migrant camps, migrant reception centres, romanian communities, romanian immigration|
|Themes this item is part of:||Migration Collection, Transport Collection|
|Primary Classification:||ROAD TRANSPORT|
|Secondary Classification:||Road Travel & Motoring|
|Tertiary Classification:||(to be classified)|
|Inscriptions:||Text: DRIVER LICENCE/VICTORIA AUSTRALIA [includes other text]|
|Issued By:||Vic Roads, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1985|
|Issued To:||Barbara Condurateanu, Tullamarine, Victoria, Australia, circa 1991|
|User:||Barbara Condurateanu, Tullamarine, Victoria, Australia, circa 1991- 30 Dec 1996|