Stafford Kenny James LENOY

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LENOY, Stafford Kenny James

Service Numbers: QX54232, 19915
Enlisted: 16 June 1943, Townsville, Queensland
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (3RAR)
Born: Cairns, Queensland, 21 October 1923
Home Town: Townsville, Townsville, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Soldier
Died: Killed in Action, Korea, 24 April 1951, aged 27 years
Cemetery: United Nations Memorial Cemetery, Busan, Korea
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ayr War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

16 Jun 1943: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN QX54232, Townsville, Queensland
16 Mar 1950: Discharged 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN QX54232, Reinforcements Reception Depot

Korean War Service

24 Apr 1951: Involvement Sergeant, SN 19915, 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (3RAR), Kapyong

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"19915 Sergeant Stafford Kenny James 'Len' Lenoy, a member of the 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (3RAR). Sgt Lenoy, is wearing a pile cap, scarf and windproof jacket to ward off the cold. Sgt Lenoy, an aboriginal serviceman, had previously served in the Second World War, and in the British Commonwealth Occupation Force (BCOF) in Japan. He was later killed in action in Korea, on 24 April 1951, at the Battle of Kapyong." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

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