Australian prisoners of war (POWs) at the Notogawa POW camp, Osaka after the Japanese surrender. ...

Accession Number 019392
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white, Landscape
Physical description Black & white, Landscape
Place made Japan: Osaka
Date made 1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Australian prisoners of war (POWs) at the Notogawa POW camp, Osaka after the Japanese surrender. These men of the 8th Division were captured when Singapore fell on 15 February 1942. Identified from left to right, back row: NX47771 Private (Pte) Frank Wallwork, 2/30th Battalion from Billinudgel, NSW; NX27084 Corporal (Cpl) Archibald John Snell, 2/20th Battalion from Paddington, NSW; NX21428 Pte Clarence William Melrose, 2/18th Battalion from Wagga Wagga, NSW; NX18027 Cpl Ronald Sydney Parker, 2/18th Battalion from St Peters, NSW; NX71917 Pte Raymond Frant Pryor, 2/26th Battalion from Urunga, NSW; NX26452 Gunner Andrew Ruman, HQ 8th Division, from Edgecliff, NSW; NX36212 Pte George Thomas, 2/10th Australian General Hospital from Barellan, NSW.
Second row: NX47777 Cpl James William Clarence Lattimer, 2/30th Battalion from Kyogle, NSW; NX31154 Pte Donald Alexander McGowan, 2/20th Battalion from Kyogle, NSW; NX60028 Lieutenant Keith William Goddard, Australian Army Service Corps from Paddington, NSW; NX50246 Pte John Liddie Taylor, 2/20th Battalion from Trangie, NSW; NX46164 Cpl Karl Sinclair, 2/30th Battalion from Bostobrick, NSW.
Front row: NX35482 Pte Lawrence Gordon Mountford, 2/30th Battalion from Wagga Wagga, NSW; NX58567 Pte Frederick Cameron Albert Nicholas, 27th Brigade from Lakemba, NSW; NX47845 Pte Alexander George Olley, 2/30th Battalion from Larnook, NSW; NX34489 Pte Gordon Grant MacDonald, 2/18th Battalion from Hurstville, NSW; NX32457 Pte Henry Walter West, 2/30th Battalion from Dee Why, NSW.

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