Diploma issued to Bretislav Lukes by the International Refugee Organisation, 28 July 1949. Bretislav completed an Electrician Course at the IRO Area Vocational Training School in Schweinfurt from May-July 1949. Born 12 January 1922 in Stankou in Czechoslovakia Bretislav claims to have worked for the Germans during the war in Junkers aircraft factory. Following the war he migrated to Australia on the Goya in 1950 and was sent to Bonegilla. His compulsory employment was for Australian Iron and Steel at Port Kembla, possibly on the Snowy Hydro-electric Scheme.

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Discoloured cream piece of paper, with black printed and typed text, signatures in black ink and purple stamp 'Area Vocational Training School IRO Area 3'

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