Sandakan & Kundasang Commemorations 12

ANZAC DAY Sandakan 2012

ANZAC DAY Sandakan -Australia's High Commissioner HE Miles Kupa

Rod, Patrick & Judy Bramich

L-R Dedication Organizer Laurie Nelms, John McKinnon (Office of Australian War Graves), David Scott

Confrontation Plaque close up.

A file picture of the late Bruce Ruxton OBE shaking hands with Datuk Joseph Pairin Kitingan unveiling the Cairn at Ranua in 1986.

NMBVAA members at Kundasang 20JUN12

War Memorial Labuan -snapped 23JUN12. It is here the POWs from Sandakan are buried.

R-L Geoff OHara from nmbvaatasinc, presenting a plaque to Sevee Charuruks, Kundasang Memorial Curator, Wed 20JUN12

Sandakan Death March 1945 Memorial at the Last Camp

War Cemetery at Labuan - snapped late 1945. Photo courtesy Max Collins, Launceston.

Australian Corvette Y US Destroyer at Labuan 1945

L-R Japanese POWs working in a saw-mill, & Australian Army personell L-R squatting Harry Tudor, Jack McDonald, U/K, Ted Hunt, Standing Ken Collins

Sandakan Memorial leaflet

Sandakan Memorial leaflet

Fighting Monsters by Richard Wallace Braithwaite, son of the Late Dick Braithwaite....one of the six who escaped.

The first 5 Photos are taken in Sabah in 2012, for ANZAC Day at Sandakan, the Confrontation Plaque Dedication at Kundasang Memorial Park on 27APR12 , - others  during the Borneo Visit by NMBVAA members in JUNE 2012. Black & White WW2 snaps have been provided by Max Collins of Launceston. The last two entries are taken from the Sandakan Memorial booklet that is handed out to everyone who visits the memorial.

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06.10 | 10:09

Any person who served with 3 SQN RAAF 1969 - 1972 at Williamtown and Butterworth with Mirage aircraft , please contact Bill Farrell 0266832376 or 0418667504

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21.08 | 18:31

and the other planter's name is Barrel J. W. He was also from a plantation in and around Teluk Anson. Thank you.

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21.08 | 18:29

We are trying to locate the graves of two white planters who were killed by CTs in and around Teluk Anson area in 1952. Their names are (1) Nightingale A. F.

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07.05 | 12:21

Do you have any photos you would like to share ?

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