Remembering abuse led to 'days of sobbing'
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Remembering abuse led to 'days of sobbing'

A former child migrant sent to an Australian orphanage has told a child abuse inquiry how the Christian Brothers, who ran the home, would visit the children's beds at night.

Oliver Cosgrove, now in his late 60s, said he arrived in Australia in 1953 at the age of four.

The first phase of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse is looking at the way organisations have protected children outside the UK.

Between 7,000 and 10,000 children were moved from the UK to Australia after World War Two.

  • 01 Mar
  • From the section UK