BESSELL-BROWN Ian Joseph MBE ED (RL)

Australian Army PoW Born South Perth WA 30 October 1910 Died 16 September 2004

Service No: WX8.  Highgate Sub-Branch Foundation Member. 1931-39 Royal Australian Artillery. 3 Field Brigade, (Militia). 1939-45 2/3 Field Regiment 6 Divison Middle East Greece, Crete. (MID) PoW 1XAZ Oflag Rotenburg An-Der-Fulda. Officer in Command Escape Committee. 1950-53 Co. Heavy Battery Anti Aircraft. ADC State Governors Sir James Mitchell, Sir Charles Gairdner. Keen interests in RAA Historical & Regiment Associations. Awarded The Order of the British Empire – Member (Military) (Imperial) (MBE) – Army-Gallant & distinguished service as a PoW: 20 December 1945

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