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POW at Manila, 4/9/1945
Australian War Memorial caption reads:
Manila, Philippine Islands. 4 September 1945. A group of Australian prisoners of war recovered from Japan ready for interrogation at No. 3 Australian Prisoner of War Reception Group. Pictured, left to right: Private (Pte) D. G. Kentwell, 2/30th Australian Infantry Battalion; Pte G. E. Elbourne, 22nd Australian Brigade Workshops; Sergeant R. G. Moles, Australian Army Pay Corps (AAPC), and Pte R. F. Wells, 2/30th Australian Infantry Battalion.

NB: The AWM caption names one of the men as Sgt. R.G. Moles, but it is most probably VX27180 - Sgt. Archibald George MOLES, and NX47685 - WELLS is on the left and NX26144 - KENTWELL is on the right.

Left to right:
1) NX47685 - WELLS, Robert Frederick (Hook), Pte. - D Company, 18 Platoon
2) VX38317 - ELBOURNE, George Ernest, Pte. - 22nd Australian Brigade Workshops
3) VX27180 - MOLES, Archibald George, Sgt. - Australian Army Pay Corps (AAPC)
4) NX26144 - KENTWELL, Donald Geoffrey, Pte. - D Company, 18 Platoon
Keywords: 100105c Manila

POW at Manila, 4/9/1945

Australian War Memorial caption reads:
Manila, Philippine Islands. 4 September 1945. A group of Australian prisoners of war recovered from Japan ready for interrogation at No. 3 Australian Prisoner of War Reception Group. Pictured, left to right: Private (Pte) D. G. Kentwell, 2/30th Australian Infantry Battalion; Pte G. E. Elbourne, 22nd Australian Brigade Workshops; Sergeant R. G. Moles, Australian Army Pay Corps (AAPC), and Pte R. F. Wells, 2/30th Australian Infantry Battalion.

NB: The AWM caption names one of the men as Sgt. R.G. Moles, but it is most probably VX27180 - Sgt. Archibald George MOLES, and NX47685 - WELLS is on the left and NX26144 - KENTWELL is on the right.

Left to right:
1) NX47685 - WELLS, Robert Frederick (Hook), Pte. - D Company, 18 Platoon
2) VX38317 - ELBOURNE, George Ernest, Pte. - 22nd Australian Brigade Workshops
3) VX27180 - MOLES, Archibald George, Sgt. - Australian Army Pay Corps (AAPC)
4) NX26144 - KENTWELL, Donald Geoffrey, Pte. - D Company, 18 Platoon

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File information
Filename:030261_07.jpg
Album name:makan / Manila
Keywords:100105c / Manila
Notes:Copyright expired - public domain
Source:From the collection of the Australian War Memorial. Reproduced with permission. ID Number: 030261/07
Date:4/9/1945
Filesize:54 KiB
Date added:Jan 07, 2006
Dimensions:450 x 338 pixels
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