Famous Projects in the War
When the horrible scourge of WWII hit Australia, Jack Acquroff had only been working at S&A a few years. He was the son of Alec and the youngest of our four man team. With Jack deployed in New Guinea with the ANZACs, S&A were short a good tradesman.
Back in Melbourne, the United States Army was building a makeshift headquarters at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, and they asked S&A to make the intricate continuous handrails that are, to this day, a central part of the city’s architectural heritage.