Noel and Ken Tucker were both in ‘B’ Coy and were close mates. Ken Tucker went to Japan after working on the Burma-Thai Railway and survived the war.
Photograph taken Kanchanaburi War Cemetery January 2018
Noel was the youngest of four sons born to parents Edwin Outtrim and Annie Turley who married at Mt. Magnet in 1906. Their youngest two sons were born in Ravensthorpe where Edwin was working at the mine.
Noel’s father died 9 February 1940.
The above was in The West Australia newspaper, 22 Sep 1944.
Tragically Noel died at Kinsaiyok Camp exactly one month later on 22 October 1944.
Noel’s name is included on the Mundaring WWII Memorial, along with Arnold Vivian Cousins and Alex A.J. Colquhoun. Please read further.
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