Wayne Wetherall, Managing Director of Kokoda Spirit and Sandakan Spirit was elated when he was informed that ,the Australian Defence Force (Army) is progressing a determination in regards to the Sandakan Death March. It is understood that the Office of Australian War Graves is the lead agency in the investigation.
Wetherall, went onto say that it is fantastic that an independent audit and investigation is finally being done on the route of the Sandakan Death March Route by the Australian Army.
The correct or most proberable route of the Sandakan Death March has been in question for some time.
Wayne Wetherall and Historian Kevin Smith have being carrying out their own indepth research into the Death March Route and look forward to viewing the Australian Armies investigation.