Refugee Identification Card for Gyula (Julius) Toth, issued by the Commonwealth of Australia. In 1957 Julius came to Australia after he escaped the Russian invasion of Hungary, leaving his family in Hungary, he survived a dangerous journey alone to escape across the border to Austria. He was only able to bring a few possessions with him including his moulding tools, cigarette holder and photo album, which were 18th birthday presents from a sister and friend.

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Grey coloured cardboard document containing official stamps. Double sided. One side contains stamp from Commonwealth of Australia Chief Immigration Officer detailing name, nationality and departure date of ship and that holder is travelling under the Austrian Assisted Passage scheme. Other side has stamp by customs in Fremantle WA dated 17 March 1957.

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