17 June 1921 West Australian Newspaper Page 6 Late Sporting
Perth v South Fremantle, at Fremantle –
Perth will be selected from
Hewby (capt), Uren, Hewson, Gaynor,
Shacklock, Rowe, Corser, Menzies,
Evans, Love, M’Auliffe, Ingle,
Watts (2), Holl, McKenna, Bradshaw,
Jones, Oliver, Exley and McCamish.
Players are requested to catch the
1.30 train ex Perth.
Would League Players catch a train today?
WX8207 HEWBY, Arthur Sidney ‘Snow’
This ring was found 1945 on a POW’s body dressed in a little fabric called a ‘Jap’ happy’.
The ring is inscribed with initials J R
Found on Sandakan-Ranau between Belarun & Sandakan
Please read our quest to find the family of this POW
WX9554 Arthur Lindsay Roy POWELL
born Northampton 1918 to Arthur Powell & Clara Evelyn Trenaman
Named after his uncle KIA 1918 Palestine, with Camel Corp WW1
Please read further about Powell & his Uncles life in the Desert
Australia’s WW1 Camel Corp
2/4th’s Arthur Lindsay Powell was named after his uncle who was KIA Camel Corps Palestine 1918
Please read our story of Desert Life & Camels WW1
AUSTRALIA’S CAMEL CORP WW1
PLEASE READ STORY OF 2/4TH’S ARTHUR LINDSAY POWELL’S CONNECTION
WX7504 CHAPMAN, DESMOND BRUCE
known as Bruce or Bluey
died following 2nd amputation below knee for ankle ulcer
11 Sep 1943 at Konkhan Hospital Camp, Burma same day as WX5050 John Arthur Briggs
Singapore – Reversal of Roles – Australians & local
population watching Japanese prisoners working
Following Japan’s Surrender 1945
Roles are reversed – Japanese working Singapore docks lifting concrete blocks
to assist in rebuilding the city
We acknowledge & thank IWM for photo
WX9261 CAIMANOS, John Nicholas
Enlisted Oct 1940, joined 2/4th MGB’s ‘B’ Coy 7 Platoon From Elleker on the southern coast of West Australia
Worked on the Burma-Thai Raillway
Recovered from Thailand at the end of war
WX17860 CAIN, Henry David known as Cobber
Doonybrook boy ‘Cobber’ Cain was KIA Hill 200, Ulu Pandan 12 Feb 1942 aged 22 years.
WX13079 Ronald (Ron) Edward ELLIS
of Wagin, enlisted 1941, joined 2/4th’s reinforcements.
At Singapore Ellis joined ‘D’ Coy’s 16 Platoon.
WIA 10 Feb 42 with GSW to right arm & shrapnel wound to his chest. Admitted Australian General Hospital in a badly shocked state, he died 11 Feb aged 21, following an amputation of his arm 2″ below his shoulder joint.
WX9419 Harold William (Bill) STEELE
of Mundaring enlisted AIF Dec 1940
Later joined 2/4th ‘C
Captured Java about 8 March 1942
Worked Burma end of Railway with Java Party No. 4, Williams
Force – re4covered from Kachu Mountain Camp, Thailand at the end of the war