NAIDOC Week honour for first Aboriginal soldier thought to have died in uniform

Steve Evans
By Steve Evans
Updated July 9 2022 - 12:24am, first published July 6 2022 - 7:30pm
The newly-inscribed "Parker W" at the Australian War Memorial. Picture: AWM

The Australian War Memorial has honoured the first Aboriginal soldier known to have died on overseas military service.

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Steve Evans

Steve Evans

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Steve Evans is a reporter on The Canberra Times. He's been a BBC correspondent in New York, London, Berlin and Seoul and the sole reporter/photographer/paper deliverer on The Glen Innes Examiner in country New South Wales. "All the jobs have been fascinating - and so it continues."

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