The Soldier's Details

Surname:
MacKinnon
First Name:
Graham Charles
Nick Name:
Speed
Rank:
Lieutenant
Regimental #:
WX3707
Company:
'B' Company
Enlisted:
10.06.1940
Discharged:
8.02.1946
DOB:
10.12.1916
Place of Birth:
Bridgetown, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Charles Archibald MacKinnon
Mothers's Name:
Rhoda Myrtle MacKinnon
Religion:
Methodist
Pre-war Occupation:
Salesman
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi, Johore Bahru, Adam Park, Selarang Barracks Changi, Kranji Hospital Woodlands (pellegra 29.5.1944), Changi Ghaol Camp
POW#:
1 /10159
Return Details 1945:
Singapore-Labuan by aircraft, Labuan-Morotai-Sydney, 2/1st H.M. Australian Hospital Ship Wanganella, Sydney-Melbourne-Perth by ambulance train.

General Description

Graham and Mary – News Chronicle January 1992

 

Graham Charles MacKinnon CMG ED (10 December 1916 – 27 June 1992) was an Australian politician who was a Liberal Partymember of the Legislative Council of Western Australia from 1956 to 1986. He served as a minister in the governments of David Brand and Charles Court.

After the war’s end, Graham moved to Bunbury, where he owned a caravan manufacturer and later managed a sewing machine company. He was also president of the local branch of the Returned Services League (RSL)

 

Graham post war

 

Camp Locations:

  • Adam Park Camp - Singapore
  • Changi Gaol Camp - Singapore
  • Johore Bahru, - Malaysia
  • Kranji Camp Woodlands - Singapore
  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
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