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How does one search these records. I know that my grandparents were naturalised in 1945-1946.

Added by Patricia McMahon on November 12, 2012 at 22:25 — 2 Comments


A few years ago I commenced a search for records of my Italian forebears when I attended the “Exiles and Immigrants” exhibition in Melbourne.


My grandfather’s name was Matteo Lombardi and I think he came to Australia on the Re D’Italia in 1926 or earlier. During WW2 he was interned in Victoria. I’m sure he was naturalised and this may have been in 1946-1947


I found three records that seemed to match his age – he died in 1962 reportedly aged 77…


Added by Patricia McMahon on November 9, 2012 at 1:12 — 1 Comment

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