Maxwell Harcourt MACGOWAN

  • POW number: 63
  • Name: MACGOWAN, Maxwell Harcourt
  • Listed as: n/a
  • Age: 25
  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Soldier type: Infantry
  • Occupation and special skills: n/a
  • Unit: Machine Gun Unit
  • Place of birth: Victoria
  • Place of capture: Kokopo
  • Above information is a direct translation from the Japanese list. If incorrect we will not amend it.
  • POW number: 63
  • Name: MACGOWAN, Maxwell Harcourt
  • Listed as: n/a
  • Age: 25
  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Soldier type: Infantry
  • Occupation and special skills: n/a
  • Unit: Machine Gun Unit
  • Place of birth: Victoria
  • Place of capture: Kokopo
  • Above information is a direct translation from the Japanese list. If incorrect we will not amend it.
  • Name: MACGOWAN, Maxwell Harcourt
  • Listed as: n/a
  • Age: 25
  • Nationality: Australian
  • Name: MACGOWAN, Maxwell Harcourt
  • Service number: VX14699
  • Presumed lost aboard the Montevideo Maru
  • Date of birth: 10-Mar-16
  • Service number: VX14699
  • Nationality: Australian
  • Above information taken from the persons service record.
  • Date of birth: 10-Mar-16
  • Service number: VX14699
  • Nationality: Australian
  • Above information taken from the persons service record.
  • Internee number: 63
  • Occupation and special skills: n/a
  • Place of capture: Kokopo
  • 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 27 and on the Japanese list at page 9.


Memories

  • Photos taken by his friend John May at Malaguna in the chaplain's room (Max didn't play piano!) and gardens of St George's Church, Sept '41 16/07/2016

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