Harold Thomas LAKEY

LAKEY, Harold Thomas

Service Number: VX42993
Enlisted: 29 June 1940
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: General / Motor Transport Company/ies (WW2)
Born: Lismore, Vic., 26 March 1901
Home Town: Derrinallum, Corangamite, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Truck Driver
Died: Illness (Dysentry whilst Prisoner of War), Burma, 5 June 1943, aged 42 years
Cemetery: Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery
A5. B. 8.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ballarat Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial, Derrinallum & District WW2 Fallen Honor Board , Derrinallum Honour Roll WW2-Vietnam, Derrinallum War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Private, VX42993
29 Jun 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, VX42993, General / Motor Transport Company/ies (WW2)

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Lakey

Husband of Beatrice Rose Lakey, of East Geelong, Victoria, Australia.


Father of Stanley, Robert & Claude