Portrait of Bruce Pendleton Stewart who enlisted under age and served under the name NX5655 ...

Accession Number P02590.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: New South Wales
Date made c 1941
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Portrait of Bruce Pendleton Stewart who enlisted under age and served under the name NX5655 Gunner (Gnr) Roy McNab. Gnr McNab enlisted in 1941, serving with the 2/15th Field Regiment, Royal Australian Artillery. Gnr McNab was taken Prisoner of War (POW), transferred from Singapore to north Borneo as part of B Force and held in the Sandakan camp. Gnr McNab died as a prisoner of the Japanese on 29 January 1945, on the first infamous Sandakan to Ranau death march.