Victor Ernest Ross WAINWRIGHT

  • POW number: 35
  • Name: WAINWRIGHT, Victor Ernest Ross
  • Listed as: ROTAINWRIGHT; ROSTINWRIGHT Peter Ernest
  • Age: 26
  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Soldier type: Anti-aircraft Gunner
  • Occupation and special skills: n/a
  • Unit: Anti-tank Unit
  • Place of birth: Sydney
  • Place of capture: Kerbit
  • Above information is a direct translation from the Japanese list. If incorrect we will not amend it.
  • POW number: 35
  • Name: WAINWRIGHT, Victor Ernest Ross
  • Listed as: ROTAINWRIGHT; ROSTINWRIGHT Peter Ernest
  • Age: 26
  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Soldier type: Anti-aircraft Gunner
  • Occupation and special skills: n/a
  • Unit: Anti-tank Unit
  • Place of birth: Sydney
  • Place of capture: Kerbit
  • Above information is a direct translation from the Japanese list. If incorrect we will not amend it.
  • Name: WAINWRIGHT, Victor Ernest Ross
  • Listed as: ROTAINWRIGHT; ROSTINWRIGHT Peter Ernest
  • Age: 26
  • Nationality: Australian
  • Name: WAINWRIGHT, Victor Ernest Ross
  • Service number: NX54267
  • Presumed lost aboard the Montevideo Maru
  • Date of birth: 27-Mar-15
  • Service number: NX54267
  • Nationality: Australian
  • Above information taken from the persons service record.
  • Date of birth: 27-Mar-15
  • Service number: NX54267
  • Nationality: Australian
  • Above information taken from the persons service record.
  • Internee number: 35
  • Occupation and special skills: n/a
  • Place of capture: Kerbit
  • Although this person's name does not appear on either the Japanese or the English list recently received by the National Archives of Australia. His service file indicates that his next of kin was notified of his death aboard the Montevideo Maru.
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This person can be viewed on the English list at page 38 and on the Japanese list at page 7.


Memories

  • He was reported missing 3 months later, at the end of January 1942. Mum was officially advised 3 1/2 years later. 3/07/2012
  • Vic was married to my mother, Wiinfred Scott in May 1941. She was 20 at the time. They were together for 4 months before he was shipped out 3/07/2012

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