Search JTA's historical archive dating back to 1923

Two More Australian Nazis Sentenced to Jail; Possessed Explosives


Two more members of the Australian National Socialist party were sentenced to prison terms on charges growing out of a police raid last month on the party’s headquarters in a Sydney suburb.

Ross Facer, a milkman, pleaded guilty to charges of illegal possession of explosives; He was sentenced to 12 months in Jail after denying he was a member of the Neo-Nazis; Another defendant, whose name was withheld, received a nine-month sentence on similar charges. Arthur Smith, organizer and head of the group, was sentenced last week to six months imprisonment.

Recommended from JTA