The Adam Park Project

Virtual Museum

The Footscray Boys p.247

Item Information:

Catalogue Number: footscray001 Source: AWM, Next of Kin Location: 19 Adam Park Report No: Not Applicable Artifact Type: Photographs Production Date: 2016-04-28 00:00:00 Dimensions of Item: Various Copyright with Source Institution

Other Description:

A collection of images and documents associated with the Stoker Fred Grey and Pte Lawrence Brown

Historic Context:

Stoker Fred Grey and Pte Lawrence Brown were the first men to die at Adam Park POW camp. Both were laid side by side at the Adam Park Cememtery and both now lie one plot away from each other at Kranji. Remarkably both men came from Footscray and despite joining up into different services fate saw fit to bring them together again in their last days.

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