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Captain


James Bernard Spencer
LOCKEY


(Ginger)

(Photo)

Born:

1920 Chesterton RD, Cambridgeshire, England

Service No.

194308

 

Regiment(s):

591 Antrim Parachute Squadron RE

Military Notes:
Service Record:

12 July 1941 commission from rank of cadet at OCTU to 2nd Lieutenant.

20 June 1944 commissioned at rank of 2nd Lieutenant 

7 Aug 1945 M.I.D

16 June 1952, resigned commission in British Army to take up a posting with the Australian Military. He and his wife and eldest daughter emigrated by ship in 1952.

Family Notes:

Only  child of Lt. Col. Bernard Lockey  and his wife Eva Green [m.1919 Cambridge]

After Bernard's retirement, in 1954 they sailed to Australia to visit their son and his family.

Father of Judy and Michael.

Civilian Occupation:

1968-1971 spent two years in Singapore and Malasia. 

Married:

1946 to Kathleen Mary Ninniss at Brighton RD, England

Died:

2006 aged  85 in New South Wales, Australia

Burial:

./. 

Memorial:

Obituary  in the Sydney Morning Herald Newspaper. 31 July 2006 Issue.

Links:

./. 

Misc:

His  daughter Judy Lockey competed as Miss Australia in the 1967 Miss World Beauty Pageant in London.

 

 

 


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