Merredin War Memorial

The only man from 2/4th included on the Merredin WW2 War Memorial or from Merredin area is:

WX9287 OSBORNE, JOHN ROBERT who as a POW was selected in Singapore with ‘F’ Force to work on Burma-Thai Railway and died of illness aged 28 years at Kami Sonkurai Camp, Thailand.  He was from Korbel, near Merredin.

 

Korbel is within the Merredin Shire.

WX8031 MILLER, EDWIN ERNEST worked on Burma-Thai Railway with ‘F’ Force.  He survived and returned to Singapore where he worked with different parties and was recovered from here at the end of the war.