Naturalization Certificate issued to Nicolae Condurateanu by the Commonwealth of Australia on 8 Feb 1965. The certificate was printed by A.J. Arthurs, Commonwealth Government Printer. It states that Nicolae is an Australian citizen.

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.

Physical Description

Large cardboard certificate with image of Queen Elizabeth at top of Certificate, followed by text. Certificate stamped, signed and dated at base. Reverse side contains Nicolae Condorateanu's details.

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