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Driver's Licence - Issued to Barbara Condurateanu, Victoria, 24 Dec 1981 Document Reg. No: HT 629

Summary:
Drivers Licence issued by State of Victoria Police for a motor car to Barbara Condurateanu, issued 24 December 1981 and valid until 30 December 1984.

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.
Description:
Green coloured printed paper document with some type written and hand written notations. Licence no 1634003. It has been signed in black ink by Barbara Condurateanu.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Carla Lolicato, 2001
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 10.10 cm (Height), 20.30 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: displaced persons, immigration, migrant camps, migrant hostels, migrant reception centres, road transport, 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: LICENCE FOR DRIVER [extensive text]
Issued By: Victoria Police, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 24 Dec 1981
Issued To: Barbara Condurateanu, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 24 Dec 1981
User: Barbara Condurateanu, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 24 Dec 1981- 30 Dec 1984

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