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.

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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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