On August 15, 1945, Emperor Hirohito publicly announced Japan’s acceptance of the Allies’ terms and his country’s surrender. Today at 11am in Lancelin, this group of veterans observed two minutes’ silence in remembrance of that day.
Pictured from left to right in the headline pic are Jay Mills, Reg Bender, Norm Pearce, Norm Skoglund, Reg Merryweather, Graham “Jungle” Williams, Tony Rees and Mike Cardy.