The Soldier's Details
- First Name:
- Oliver Moir
- Regimental #:
- ‘D’ Company Headquarters
- Place of Birth:
- Moora, Western Australia
- Father's Name:
- Richard Arthur Stanwell
- Mothers's Name:
- Rachel Stanwell (nee Iffla)
- Church of England
- Pre-war Occupation:
- Shop Assistant and Truck Driver
- Epitaph, Labuan Memorial, Panel 18, Age 39.
- Selarang Camp and Barracks Changi
- ‘E’ Force Borneo
- Cause of Death:
- Place of Death:
- Sandakan No1 Camp
- Date of Death:
Stanwell enlisted AIF 10 Aug 1940 later joining 2/4th MGB ‘D’ Company Headquarters as a driver under Commanding Officer Major Alf Cough with Capt. Gwynne 2IC. Stanwell became Transport Corporal.
STANWELL, Corporal, OLIVER MOIR, WX7798, A.I.F. 2/4 M.G. Bn., Australian Infantry. 12 March 1945. Age 39. Son of Richard Arthur and Rachel Stanwell; husband of Marjorie Irene Stanwell, of Bayswater, Western Australia. Panel 18.
Labuan Memorial, Malaysia.
Oliver Moir married in 1940 to Marjorie Kensal.
Oliver was born Moora 1905, second son to Richard Arthur Stanwell and Catherine Rachel Iffla. Catherine Iffla, known as Rachel was daughter to Charles Henry Iffla and Ann Eliuzabeth Moir.
In 1907, the Stanwell family left Moora.
Oliver’s father died Sept 1932 aged 66 years.
In august 1935, Oliver’s mother Catherine ‘Rachel’ Stanwell died aged 54 years.
- Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
- Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
- Sandakan - Borneo ***
- Lintang Officers Camp, Kuching - Sarawak