W3 DARKAN POW CONTROL CENTER, WA
DURING WW2

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LOCATION - 202 kms south east of Perth, WA, between Williams and Duranillin

 

DATES - 16th November 1943-29th September 1945 (disbanded due to poor response from farmers)

 

STRENGTH - Commenced with 91 Italian POWs, 4th May 1944 increased to 98, 29th September 1945 disbanded, POWs sent to surrounding PWCCs or back to No 16 POW Camp

 

No of FARMS ASSISTED - Maximum 51 in September 1945

 

O.C.s 
Lt Mc Lean 16th November 1943-25th January 1945

Lt P Crabb 25th January 1945- 29th September 1945

 

2IC - Unknown 

 

ADDRESS - Not known

 

PREVIOUS STATUS - Unknown

 

CURRENT STATUS - Unknown

 

POW Control Centers

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

I'd like to thank Ernie Polis for his kind assistance with information for this and many other pages about POW and Internment camps in Western Australia.

 

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