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The Fuzzy Wuzzy Angels of Papua New Guinea Page 2

Photo from War Memorials in Queensland

This plaque is in ANZAC Square in Brisbane as part of the tribute to the "Angels"

Below is the Memorial erected in their honour. It depicts a Digger going up to the front passing a wounded Digger being helped by a Fuzzy Wuzzy Angel.

Photo from War Memorials in Queensland
  • Special fund raising was done during and after the war to provide support to the Fuzzy Wuzzy veterans.
  • Buttons like this one were sold to raise funds. When one considers that 1 shilling equates with $17 in 2003 terms  it becomes clear that people were serious.

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