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Personal Statement and Declaration by alien passengers entering Australia (Forms A42)

Title
Personal Statement and Declaration by alien passengers entering Australia (Forms A42)
Repository
National Archives of Australia, Canberra Office
Reference
Series A12508
Date Range
1937 - 1948
Description

This series consists of Personal statement by alien passenger forms, which were filled out by every alien passenger who arrived in Australia from overseas. These forms have instructions on one side explaining how the form was to be filled out. The passenger personal details were filled out on the reverse side of the form. The information collected includes the passengers names, date and place of birth, personal description, nationality, their place of resident in country of origin and intended place of residence whilst in Australia and the intended duration of their stay. The application also records details of any family that was accompanying the applicant. The means of travel is listed on the application stating the name of the ship or flight number and the date of arrival in Australia and where they disembarked or landed.

Quantity
74.7 m

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