Service with other Units
NX70426 - MACAULEY, Norman Gilmour, Capt.
Nominal Roll details
Order of the British Empire - Member (Military) (MBE)
"Capt Macauley was a prisoner of war in Japanese hands from
Feb 42 to Aug 45. From Aug 42 to Aug 45 he acted as a Staff
Officer and Personal Assistant to the Comd AIF PW in Changi
Singapore. He organised the movement of AIF personnel from
Changi Camp such as those to Japan and Siam. From Aug 44 to Aug
45 he also assisted in the promulgation of wireless news and in
other security matters. His duties required tact, courage,
efficiency and devotion to duty all of which he exhibited in an
outstanding manner. He consistently and unselfishly devoted his
efforts to the amelioration of the conditions of his fellow
prisoners of war.
Capt. Macauley performed the duties of an AIF PW Administrative
Staff Officer from 15 Aug 45 to 20 Sep 45 and during this period
gave unselfish and outstanding service of great value in the
task of relieving AIF Prisoners of War."
(Source: from the
collection of the National Archives of Australia. NAA: B883,