W12 NAREMBEEN POW CONTROL CENTER, WA
DURING WW2

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LOCATION - 282 kms east of Perth, WA, between Bruce Rock and Kondinin. 

 

DATES - 19th April 1944 - 30th May 1946

 

STRENGTH - Commenced with 100 Italian POWs, increased to 150 on 5th May 1944, when 50 transferred from Kellerberrin

 

No of FARMS ASSISTED - Maximum 86 in May 1945

 

O.C.s
Lt WAB Tomlin 19th April 1944 - 5th December 1945

Capt Cavanagh 5th December 1945 - 30th May 1946

 

2IC - WO2 J Fell 15th January 1946 - 30th May 1946

 

ADDRESS - Not known

 

PREVIOUS STATUS - Old hostel

 

CURRENT STATUS - Westpac bank

 

POW Control Centers

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

I'd like to thank Ernie Polis for his kind assistance with information for this and many other pages about POW and Internment camps in Western Australia.

 

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