This Day in History: 1945-02-11

Four men from Toodyay (brothers Bert, Tom and Gordon Dorizzi and Reginald Ferguson) died in Borneo on the Sandakan Death Marches, whilst Japanese prisoners of war. Bert and Gordon died on 11 February, Tom on 11 March and Reg on 23 March.

Toodyay herald, 9 Nov. 1945, p.1; Oct. 2008, p. 9; Dec. 2008, p. 26.
Dept. of Veterans’ Affairs Nominal Rolls website (viewed 29 Dec. 2021):