Stanwell OM

WX7789 Private (Pte) Oliver Moir Stanwell, 2/4 Machine Gun Battalion. Pte Stanwell enlisted on 10 August 1940 and served in Singapore. He was captured by the Japanese Forces in 1942 and held in a prisoner of war (POW) camp in Borneo. Pte Stanwell was promoted to Corporal during this period. He died of illness in the POW camp on 12 March 1945, aged 39 years.