New Farm Sandakan Memorial

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New Farm Sandakan War Memorial
Claude McKelvey

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Memorial Name
New Farm Sandakan Memorial
Address

Brunswick Street, New Farm QLD 4005

Memorial Type
Sculpture
Conflicts
Second World War, 1939–45
Dedication Date
20 Sep 1945
Accessibility
Public

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Domenic Picone was born in Perth on 14 March 1909, the son of Anthony and Mary Picone.

Known as “Dom”, he graduated in Melbourne University in 1936. By the

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Walter Hancock was born on 6 September 1902 in Ballarat East, Victoria, to Albert and Clara Hancock.

Hancock was a member of the senior cadets for four years

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Sandakan has been described as the most appalling single event in Australia’s War history. Yet, for many years Sandakan was little known by Australians and all

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