'What Vivian Bullwinkel wanted': Calls to change official WWII Bangka massacre account

Sarah Basford Canales
By Sarah Basford Canales
Updated April 26 2021 - 8:28am, first published 2:00am
Mary Napier, niece of murdered Australian nurse, Sister Elaine Balfour Ogilvy, during WWII's Bangka Massacre. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

For nearly 80 years, Canberra resident Mary Napier was told her aunt had been tragically shot by Japanese soldiers in a massacre on an Indonesian island during World War Two.

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Sarah Basford Canales

Sarah Basford Canales

Canberra Times journalist

I'm a federal politics and public sector reporter with an interest in national security, integrity and regulation. Contact me with general tips and thoughts at sarah.basfordcanales@canberratimes.com.au or confidential tips to sbasfordcanales@protonmail.com.

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