Official certificate of repatriation issued to Nicolae Condurateanu on 24 July 1947, while he was in a Displaced Persons camp in Germany.

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.

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Rectangular cream coloured certificate with extensive typed text and personal details in black ink. There is a small black and white photo at the top of the form and several purple stamps from the Misiunea Romana de repatriere

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