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Statue of ' Weary Dunlop ' commemorates all Australian doctors and other medical staff who served Australian Prisoners of War in the Asia/Pacific region between 1939 and 1945.
Sir Ernest Edward ' Weary ' Dunlop, AC, CMG, OBE (12 July 1907 – 2 July 1993) was an Australian surgeon who was renowned for his leadership whilst being held prisoner by the Japanese during World War II. A courageous leader and compassionate doctor, he restored morale in those terrible prison camps and jungle hospitals. Dunlop defied his captors, gave hope to the sick and eased the anguish of the dying.
|Address:||Fairbairn & Limestone Avenues, Australian War Memorial, Campbell, 2612|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -35.281739|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||03-September-1939|
|Actual Event End Date:||15-August-1945|
|Monument Designer:||Peter Corlett|
|Monument Manufacturer:||Meridian Sculpture Founders|
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||1995|
This sculpture of
Sir Edward 'Weary' Dunlop
commemorates all Australian doctors
and other medical staff who served Australian
prisoners of war in the Asia/Pacific region
Sir Edward `Weary` Dunlop
Bronze cast edition 2/2 by Meridian Sculpture Founders
Presented in 1995