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Naturalization Certificate - Issued to Lili Sigalas, 8 Sep 1987 Object Reg. No: HT 2731

Certificate of Australian Citizenship issued to Lili Sigalas on 8 September 1987. Lili Sigalas (nee Vrahamis), born in 1904, migrated to Australia in 1922 to marry Letho Sigalas. The couple were married at the Greek Orthodox Church on Victoria Parade, Melbourne in 1923. They had two daughters Danae in June 1924 and Magarita Babette in 1931. Lili travelled abroad frequently, both with her family and with friends. She was active in the Melbourne Greek community and was a member of the International Club and the Greek Red Cross. From 1966 onwards Lili divided her time between Melbourne and Greece. She passed away in Melbourne in the 1990s.

Although this document lists Lili's year of birth as 1906, it is incorrect and is most likely due to human error.
A4 size card, yellow with Australian coat of arms in full colour, red seal and black printed type.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Babette Sigalas, 2004
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 21 cm (Width), 29.7 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: immigration, greek communities, greek immigration, citizenship, certificates
Themes this item is part of: Sigalas Family Collection, Lili Sigalas, Greek Migrant, 1922, Migration Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Naturalisation & Citizenship
Tertiary Classification: certificates
Inscriptions: COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA / Australian Citizenship Act / Certificate of Australian Citizenship / HELEN LILI SIGALAS / born on 26th July 1906 / I, the Minister for Immigration, Local Government and / Ethnic Affairs hereby declare that the above named is an Australian citizen and that / citizenship was acquired on 26th January 1949 / Dated 8th September 1987
Issued By: Honourable Minister Mick Young - Commonwealth Government Department of Immigration, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 8 Sep 1987
Issued To: Mrs Lili Sigalas, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 8 Sep 1987
Place & Date Issued: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 8 Sep 1987

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