A possession of a woman who played a role in the Cowra breakout will be on display at the Heritage Centre.

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Updated August 13 2019 - 4:10pm, first published 4:00pm
Getting a new display ready for this weekend's 18th birthday celebration of the Heritage Centre, Rosalind Wight and Yvonne Forsyth with Edythe's sewing cabinet and a WWII wedding dress made in 1940 from parachute silk.
Getting a new display ready for this weekend's 18th birthday celebration of the Heritage Centre, Rosalind Wight and Yvonne Forsyth with Edythe's sewing cabinet and a WWII wedding dress made in 1940 from parachute silk.

Someone had to do it, the morning after 231 Japanese prisoners of war were killed escaping from the Cowra POW camp in August 1944.

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Tom Gosling

Journalist, Cootamundra Herald

I've had a long career in journalism and corporate communications, starting with country newspapers, radio and TV in northern NSW and including ABC News Sydney and the Melbourne Herald. I edited The University of Sydney News for 10 years, and was Media Officer for CSIRO in Canberra and BHP Steelworks in Port Kembla.