W6 WAGIN POW CONTROL CENTER, WA
DURING WW2

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LOCATION - 229 kms south east of Perth, WA, between Narrogin and Katanning..

 

DATES - 11th March 1944 - 31st May 1946

 

STRENGTH - Commenced with 100 Italian POWs, 22nd May 1945 increased to 150

 

No of FARMS ASSISTED - Maximum 97 in May 1946

 

O.C.s
Lt McNamara 11th March 1944-10th September 1945

Capt W Eddy 10th September 1945-31st may 1946

 

2IC - Not known

 

ADDRESS - Not known

 

PREVIOUS STATUS - Unknown

 

CURRENT STATUS - Unknown

 

POW Control Centers

 

Tony Riggio is researching his family history. His grandfather, grandmother, father and uncle were interned at W6. Tony is looking for a list of the internees.

 

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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