Maitland Sandakan Memorial

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Key Information

Memorial Name
Maitland Sandakan Memorial
Address

New England Highway, Maitland NSW 2320

Memorial Type
Cenotaph
Conflicts
Second World War, 1939–45
Dedication Date
11 Dec 1994
Accessibility
Public

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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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