Nungarin War Memorial

NUNGARIN WORLD WAR II MEMORIAL

 

 

 

 

WX8245 ADAMS, EDWIN THOMAS

Born 1914 Kellerberrin. Enlisted 16 August 1940 ‘C’ Company. AWOL Fremantle sailed to Java, joined ‘Blackforce’.   POW at Bandeong, Bicycle Camp Batavia, Makasura Camps Java. Sailed Singapore with ‘D’ Force Thailand, Java Party No. 6, P Battalion to work on Burma-Thai Railway. Sailed ‘Rakuyo Maru’ to Japan, worked Yamane (Carpenter’s shop), Niihama copper mine. Returned to Austr

 

 

WX7541 KEITEL, CLEMENT CHARLES

Born Adelaide, SA 1899. Enlisted 6 August 1940.

HQ Company, remained POW

throughout war at Singapore.

Keital had a history of bronchitis.

Returned to Australia.

 

 

 

WX8478 McGLINN, FRANCIS THOMAS

Born 1909 Northam.   Enlisted 18 October 1940, ‘C’ Company, wounded in action Hill 200, Ulu Pandan 11 February 1942 admitted AGH with shrapnel wound to left foot and discharged 26 February 1942.  POW Singapore, worked Burma-Thai Railway with ‘D’ Force S Battalion around Hellfire Pass area, sailed to Japan ‘Rashin Maru’ worked Yamane and Niihama Copper Mines, Japan. Returned to Australia.

 

WX79439 SAWYER, CLARENCE JOHN

Born 1914 Ashington, England. HQ Company. AWOL Fremantle sailed Java joined ‘Blackforce’. Taken POW. Died illness Allied General Hospital Bandeong, Java 1 April 1942 aged 34 years.  Initiallly buried Bandeong.  After the war interred Djakarta War Cemetery Plot 3, Row H, and Gave 14.