Bendigo Sandakan Memorial

Location
Bendigo Sandakan Memorial
Western Front Association Central Victoria Branch

Key Information

Memorial Name
Bendigo Sandakan Memorial
Address

McIvor Highway, Strathdale VIC 3550

Memorial Type
Other
Conflicts
Second World War, 1939–45
Dedication Date
09 Apr 1995

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Story

70% of the number of Australians taken prisoner during the Pacific War - 15,395 - were captured during the Malayan Campaign. First held at Singapore's Changi

Story

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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