John William POOLE

  • POW number: 149
  • Name: POOLE, John William
  • Listed as: John William COOLE
  • Age: 28
  • Rank: n/a
  • Soldier type: n/a
  • Occupation and special skills: Toma Methodist Church Missionary
  • Unit: n/a
  • Place of birth: n/a
  • Place of capture: Kokopo North Coast
  • Above information is a direct translation from the Japanese list. If incorrect we will not amend it.
  • POW number: 149
  • Name: POOLE, John William
  • Listed as: John William COOLE
  • Age: 28
  • Rank: n/a
  • Soldier type: n/a
  • Occupation and special skills: Toma Methodist Church Missionary
  • Unit: n/a
  • Place of birth: n/a
  • Place of capture: Kokopo North Coast
  • Above information is a direct translation from the Japanese list. If incorrect we will not amend it.
  • Name: POOLE, John William
  • Listed as: John William COOLE
  • Age: 28
  • Nationality: Australia
  • Name: POOLE, John William
  • Service number: n/a
  • Presumed lost aboard the Montevideo Maru
  • Date of birth: n/a
  • Service number: n/a
  • Nationality: Australia
  • Above information taken from the persons service record.
  • Date of birth: n/a
  • Service number: n/a
  • Nationality: Australia
  • Above information taken from the persons service record.
  • Internee number: 149
  • Occupation and special skills: Toma Methodist Church Missionary
  • Place of capture: Kokopo North Coast
  • 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 and on the Japanese list at page 77.


Memories

  • Also, his name is on the WWII War Memorial in the Rose Gardens, Memorial Drive, Victoria Park, Dubbo, NSW 10/05/2016
  • The Rev John Poole's name is on the Dubbo High School's WWII Honour Board which is now in Dubbo College NSW 9/05/2016

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