|Place of birth||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Walker Street, Swan Hill, Brisbane, Queensland|
|Age at embarkation||19|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Hannah Lacey, Walker Street, Swan Hill, Brisbane, Queensland|
|Previous military service||Senior Cadets, Area 2A (4 years)|
|Place of enlistment||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||31st Battalion, 10th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/48/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||31st Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Henry and Hannah Maria LACEY. Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance.|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Brisbane, 21 October 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 10 January 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France from 8th Training Bn, 28 March 1917; marched into 5th Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 29 March 1917.
Marched out to unit, 31 March 1917; joined 31st Bn, 2 April 1917.
Wounded in action, 27 September 1917, and admitted to No 6 Australian Field Ambulance, 27 September 1917 (gunshot wound: left foot); transferred to No 7 Casualty Clearing Station, 27 September 1917; to Ambulance Train, 27 September 1917; to No 14 General Hospital, Wimereux, 28 September 1917; to England, 2 October 1917; to Royal Victoria Hospital, Netley, 2 October 1917; to No 3 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 30 November 1917; discharged to furlough, 17 December 1917.
Marched into No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 18 December 1917 (Class B.1.A.4).
Marched into Overseas Training Brigade, Longbridge Deverill, 8 January 1918.
Proceeded overseas to France, 1 February 1918; marched into Australian Intermediate Base Depot, Le Havre,2 February 1918.
Marched out to unit, 4 February 1918; rejoined 31st Bn, 9 February 1918.
Admitted to No 14 Australian Field Ambulance, 12 May 1918 (pyrexia of unknown origin); transferred to No 20 Casualty Clearing Station, 12 May 1918; to Ambulance Train, 17 May 1918; to No 1 General Hospital, Etretat, 18 May 1918 (trench fever); to Australian Convalescent Depot, Le Havre, 11 June 1918; marched into Australian Intermediate Base Depot, Le Havre, 31 July 1918.
Marched out to unit, 4 August 1918; rejoined 31st Bn, 5 August 1918.
On leave to the United Kingdom, 9 January 1919; rejoined unit, 30 January 1919.
Marched out to England, 17 April 1919; marched into No 5 Group, Weymouth, 24 April 1919.
Found guilty, 19 May 1919, of being absent without leave from 2359 hours, 14 May 1919, until 1200 hours, 16 May 1919: award, forfeits 5 days' pay with a total forfeiture of 5 days' pay.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Orita', 23 June 1919; disembarked Sydney, 9 August 1919; discharged Brisbane (termination of period of enlistment), 17 September 1919.
Medals: British War Medal, Victory MedalDeath attributed to war service.
|Date of death|
|Age at death||41|
|Place of burial||Lutwyche Cemetery, Queensland|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, LACEY Robert Stanley|