Basil WYTHE

  • POW number: 416
  • Name: WYTHE, Basil
  • Listed as: WITHERS; WAMAISA
  • Age: 23
  • Rank: Soldier
  • Soldier type: Machine Gunner
  • Occupation and special skills: n/a
  • Unit: Machine Gun Company
  • Place of birth: Victoria
  • Place of capture: Kokopo Hospital
  • Above information is a direct translation from the Japanese list. If incorrect we will not amend it.
  • POW number: 416
  • Name: WYTHE, Basil
  • Listed as: WITHERS; WAMAISA
  • Age: 23
  • Rank: Soldier
  • Soldier type: Machine Gunner
  • Occupation and special skills: n/a
  • Unit: Machine Gun Company
  • Place of birth: Victoria
  • Place of capture: Kokopo Hospital
  • Above information is a direct translation from the Japanese list. If incorrect we will not amend it.
  • Name: WYTHE, Basil
  • Listed as: WITHERS; WAMAISA
  • Age: 23
  • Nationality: Australian
  • Name: WYTHE, Basil
  • Service number: VX24187
  • Presumed lost aboard the Montevideo Maru
  • Date of birth: 21-Apr-19
  • Service number: VX24187
  • Nationality: Australian
  • Above information taken from the persons service record.
  • Date of birth: 21-Apr-19
  • Service number: VX24187
  • Nationality: Australian
  • Above information taken from the persons service record.
  • Internee number: 416
  • Occupation and special skills: n/a
  • Place of capture: Kokopo Hospital
  • 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 47 and on the Japanese list at page 48.


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  • One of 2 young brothers who went to war and never returned and still thought of today-Terry Davies-Nephew 14/04/2014

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