Man learns fate for scrawling expletive on Austinmer war memorial

Grace Crivellaro
June 18 2024 - 5:56pm
Jack Westren, 24, leaving Wollongong courthouse on April 9 (inset) and the blurred graffiti on the Austinmer cenotaph. Pictures by ACM
Jack Westren, 24, leaving Wollongong courthouse on April 9 (inset) and the blurred graffiti on the Austinmer cenotaph. Pictures by ACM

A man with an acquired brain injury didn't understand the significance of the war memorial he defaced by writing an expletive on it in black permanent marker, a court has heard.

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Grace Crivellaro

Court reporter for the Illawarra Mercury.

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