The Soldier's Details
- First Name:
- Alexander Randolph
- Nick Name:
- Corporal (Promoted on 18.1.1942)
- Regimental #:
- ‘C’ Company
- Place of Birth:
- Dangin, Western Australia
- Father's Name:
- Frederick Minchin
- Mothers's Name:
- Lilly May Minchin
- Pre-war Occupation:
- Epitaph, Labuan Memorial, Panel 18, Age 30.
- Selarang Camp Changi
- ‘ A’ Force Burma, Green Force, No. 3 Battalion
- Camps Burma:
- Reptu 30km Camp
- Rakuyo Maru Party, Kumi No. 35
- Cause of Death:
- Lost at Sea
- Place of Death:
- South China Sea
- Date of Death:
MINCHIN, Corporal, ALEC RANDOLPH, WX7662, A.I.F. 2/4 M.G. Bn., Australian Infantry. 15 September 1944. Age 30. Son of Frederick and Lily May Minchin, of Dangin, Western Australia; husband of Mabel Alice Minchin, of Dangin. Panel 18.
Labuan Memorial, Malaysia.
Alec Minchin’s parents Frederick Minchin and Lilly May Johnston m. Guildford 1902. They had a family of 8 children and lived at Dangin.
Alec’s brother Mervyn also enlisted. He died 1 May 1945 Tarakin, Borneo.
Alec married Mabel Alice Stone about 1941 at Rockingham.
Below: Alec’s mother Lillie Minchin died in 1953.
Alec’s sister Beth Minchin m. Alwyn Lohoar of South Quarading.
Alwlyn Lohoar placed a death notice in West Australian Newspaper for Fred Toms WX7664. Toms and Minchin enlisted same day, joined ‘C’ Coy.
- Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
- Reptu, Retphaw, 30Kilo 385k - Burma