The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Lake
First Name:
George
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX17582
Company:
‘E’ Company, Special Reserve Battalion
Enlisted:
6.11.1941
DOB:
13.04.1921
Place of Birth:
Collie, Western Australia
Father's Name:
George Lake
Mothers's Name:
Ann Lake
Religion:
Methodist
Pre-war Occupation:
Wheeler
Memorial:
Epitaph, Labuan Memorial, Panel 18, Age 23.
Singapore:
Selarang Camp and Barracks Changi
Force:
‘E’ Force Borneo
POW#:
1782
Cause of Death:
Not Stated
Place of Death:
Sandakan
Date of Death:
8.04.1945

General Description

Wounded in action Bukit Timah. Admitted to Field Ambulance on 11.2.1942 with a shrapnel wound to his right thigh. Transferred to 2/10th Australian General Hospital on 6.3.1942.

 

Lake George

 

George Lake’s name is included on the Collie War Memorial.

Camp Locations:

  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Sandakan - Borneo ***
  • Lintang Officers Camp, Kuching - Sarawak
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