Tamworth family thought uncle was executed for stealing chickens, not Changi escape

Jamieson Murphy
By Jamieson Murphy
September 16 2018 - 8:00pm
HERO: Rex Devrell with a photo of his uncle, Charles Foster. Photo: Gareth Garnder

FOR more than half a century, Rex Devrell thought his uncle, Private Charles Foster, had been executed in a World War II prisoner of war camp for stealing chickens.


Jamieson Murphy

Jamieson Murphy

National Rural Affairs reporter

National Rural Affairs reporter, focusing on rural politics and issues. Whisper g'day mate to me at jamieson.murphy@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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