‘Maheno’ bell returns…and a replica too


Maheno School’s trip to Australia could become a bi-annual event.

The school, which was invited to Fraser Island for the 100 year commemorative Anzac Service as well as remembering the Maheno Ship which was turned into a hospital ship in 1915.

It sank just off the shore of Fraser Island in 1935 and has remained there ever since.

By Brayden Lindsay

PHOTO: BRAYDEN LINDSAY – Seven Maheno School pupils who travelled to Fraser Island for Anzac Day stand with Maheno bells which have been returned safely to the school. From left are Josh Kinnaird, Kase Robb, Libby Robb, DeArna Mooney, Clark Ewing, Tom Ballantyne and Fenella Ballantyne.

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