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HEATHCOTE Harold Sydney (Sidney)

Service number VX105856 Australian Army

Harold (Horrie) and Rena had two children Elizabeth and John.

After the war Horrie and Rena lived and worked in Dandenong and Berwick. Horrie was involved in Legacy and Secretary of the 52nd Battalion Reunion Group for over 50 years.

Horrie died on 14 June 2019 and was cremated at Bunurong Memorial Park, Dandenong South.

Name HEATHCOTE Harold Sydney
Service Number VX105856 Australian Army
Rank Sergeant
Unit 1 Australian POW Contact and Inquiry unit
Conflict Second World War 1939-1945
Date of enlistment
25 July 1942, In the Field, Queensland
Locality on Enlistment Beaconsfield Victoria
Served Australia, Manila and Japan
Date of discharge 29 November 1945
Medals awarded War Medal 1939-1945 and Australia Service Medal 1939-1945
Born 17 July 1922 Cheltenham Victoria
Parents Heathcote Frederick and Annie Elizabeth Healey
Married Rena Florence Emma Dawson on the 30 June 1945 at Christ Church, Berwick
Occupation State Bank of Victoria employee / manager