FLANAGAN Keith Archibald OAM

Australian Army PoW Born Subiaco WA 17 May 1920 Died Darlington WA 1 March 2008

Service No: WX2845.  Prewar cadet reporter Daily News Newspaper. 10th Light Horse Militia. Welter Weight Boxing Champion 5 MD. 2/3rd MG BN Syria. Java PoW 3 years, Asian & Burma-Thailand Railway. 1946 Japan Sport Editor British Commonwealth Occupation Newspaper. Journalist Sydney Telegraph, West Australian 1985 retired. Promoted his old PoW Camp Commandant Sir Edward (Weary) Dunlop. Awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) – For service to the community, particularly through establishing public educational tours to the Burma-Thailand Railway: 26 January 2004.

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