Horace Tasman LOCKLEY

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LOCKLEY, Horace Tasman

Service Number: 3064
Enlisted: 18 October 1916, Alonnah, Tasmania
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 40th Infantry Battalion
Born: Bruny Island, Tasmania, Australia, December 1896
Home Town: Adventure Bay, Kingborough, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 5 October 1917
Cemetery: Tyne Cot Cemetery and Memorial
Memorials: Adventure Bay State School HR, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Bruny Roll of Honour, Port Cygnet Soldiers Memorial
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World War 1 Service

18 Oct 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3064, Alonnah, Tasmania
10 Feb 1917: Involvement Private, SN 3064, 40th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
10 Feb 1917: Embarked Private, SN 3064, 40th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Bee, Adelaide
5 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3064, 40th Infantry Battalion, Broodseinde Ridge

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"...3064 Private Horace Tasman Lockley, 40th Battalion, of Bruny Island, TAS. A labourer prior enlistment he embarked from Adelaide, SA, with the 7th Reinforcements on HMAT Seang Bee (A48) on 10 February 1917. Pte Lockley was reported missing and killed in action at the battle of Passhendaele on 5 October 1917, aged 21. He is buried at the Tyne Cot Cemetery, Belgium." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

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