Mr Rick Wilson, Federal Member for O’Connor and the Hon Dan Tehan MP Minister of Veteran affairs recently hosted a reception at Mr Wilson’s Albany office for three survivors of World War II:
Mr Neil MacPherson, a survivor of the Burma Thailand Railway and a slave worker in Japan;
Mr Harold Martin, an ex-Prisoner of War of the Japanese and survivor of the sinking of the hellship Rakuyō Maru onthe morning of 12 September 1944;
and Mr Murray Maxton who flew in a Lancaster aircraft with the RAAF Bomber Command in 1944 over occupied Europe during World War II and was honoured by France for bravery with the Legion of Honour.
Photo L>R: The Hon Dan Tehan MP Minister of Veteran Affairs, Mr Harold Martin, Mr Rick Wilson Federal Member
for O’Connor and Mr Neil MacPherson.