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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04.11 | 09:41

See: "We Band of Brothers - A True Australian Adventure Story" by Brian W McFarlane, a lieutenant in 2RAR 1954-57. 1st tour story, download from AMAZON Books.

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20.08 | 12:39

Please ring 03 6383 4677, & I will discuss this with you. Do you know Rod Bramich ?

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18.08 | 09:29

I went to Borneo with 21 st construction company in 1965 .what contact numbers for either Victoria or Queensland as I would like to join.

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01.04 | 19:06

WENT WITH 2BN IN 55 7 CAME BACK IN 57. REMEMBER FUELLING THE HELICPTERS OUT OF 4 GALLON KERO CANS ENGINES RUNNING 7 EXHAUST FLAMES SHOULD HAVE SENT THE JOINT U

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