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Receipt - City of Essendon, 14 Jul 1952 Reg. No: HT 5407
- Receipt issued by the City of Essendon to Nicolae Condurateanu for payment of council rates, dated 14 July 1952.
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.
- Receipt on pink slip of paper with black printed text and handwritten text in blue ink.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Ms Carla Lolicato, 2002
|Dimensions:||48 mm (Height), 268 mm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||immigration, displaced persons, migrant hostels, migrant camps, migrant reception centres, romanian communities, romanian immigration|
|Themes this item is part of:||Migration Collection, Transport Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Settlement - First Home & Family|
|Tertiary Classification:||financial records|
|Inscriptions:||CITY OF ESSENDON NO 14260 [extensive text]|
|Issued By:||Essendon City Council, Essendon, Victoria, Australia, 14 Jul 1952|
|Issued To:||Nicolae Condurateanu, Essendon, Victoria, Australia, 14 Jul 1952|