The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Withnell
First Name:
Keith John
Nick Name:
Sandy
Rank:
Pte
Regimental #:
WX2797
Company:
D Coy 2/3rd MGB
Enlisted:
30.05.1940
Discharged:
24.10.1947
DOB:
12.09.1912
Place of Birth:
Northam WA
Father's Name:
Withnell Horace William
Mothers's Name:
Withnell Annie
Religion:
Roman Catholic
Pre-war Occupation:
Store Manager
Camps Japan:
Ohama
POW#:
3180 Ohama, 6905 Thailand.
Date of Death:
15.10.1971

General Description

Review WX2797 Keith John Withnell‘s military records held at NAA.
Withnell was recovered from Ohama POW Camp, Japan at the end of the war.  Please read further
The following is Keith‘s Japanese Prisoner of War Card, also held at the NAA.

 

 

From West Australian 22 Sept 1945.

 

 

 

Keith married in 1950 in Perth to Margaret Morley.
In 1952 his father Horace Withnell died in Claremont aged 80 years.    His mother Annie Withnell died Claremont in 1967 aged 86 years.
Keith Withnell died 15 October 1971 aged 59 years.   Margaret died 1992 aged 80 years.
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