Smoky, the Dog in the Helmet.

Location
Smoky in the helmet
Tracey Barton

Key Information

Memorial Name
Smoky, the Dog in the Helmet.
Address

Herston QLD 4006

Memorial Type
Sculpture
Conflicts
Second World War, 1939–45
Themes
  • Animals
Dedication Date
12 Dec 2012
Memorial Designer

Susan Bahary

Accessibility
Restricted

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Contributors

Tracey Barton

Story

Smoky was a small Yorkshire Terrier born in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia in 1943. She was originally owned by an American Army nurse, Lieutenant Grace

Story

Smoky was not just a brave war dog. She also has the distinction of being the world’s first therapy dog for veterans suffering PTSD.

Corporal William (Bill)

Story

There have been many books written about Smoky. If you would like to read more about her, some books are:

* Yorkie Doodle Dandy: a Memoir by William A Wynne

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