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Curator Conversation

Presented on the first Wednesday of each month at 2pm

Curator Conversation is a series of entertaining talks hosted by Queensland Museum Curator Jeff Powell.

When: Wednesday 7 March 2018, 2pm

Theme: Noel Kentish will present: Eagle and Lamb - pioneers' son captured in Australia, WWII

WWII TRAGEDY RETOLD: Dr Noel Kentish presents the heartbreaking story of his father, the only Australian captured by Japanese forces in Australia, in his book Eagle and Lamb. It follows the life of Noel's father Len (1907-1943), a civilian coastwatcher and missionary, who was travelling on a naval supply vessel in North Australia in January 1943 when it was bombed by a Japanese floatplane, he was taken prisoner and tortured and starved before being executed without trial on February 5. 

Bookings not required - just turn up.



Event Details

07 March 2018, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Free with Admission

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