1 January 1928 – 12 September 2001

Origin Divin, Polland
Accompanying Family Ksienia and Leonid Swidunowicz
First settled in Northam
Original Occupation Dressmaker
Occupation in Australia Kitchenhand

General W C Langfitt

Departure Port Tengeru Ranganyika
Arrival Year 1950


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Evicted by Stalin to Siberia circa 1940. Oldest brother Jakov died while in camp. Father imprisoned for stealing bread to feed family. Travelled to Persia then Africa. Lived in camp Tengeru Tanganyika for 8 years before coming to Australia in 1950. M


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