• Hector Clarence Pacey

Army / Flying Corps
  • 26th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 7th Brigade
  • Private

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  • 1914–1915 Star
  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal
  • Enlistment - WW1

    Claremont / Main Rd, Claremont TAS 7011, Australia

  • Birth

    Moonah, TAS, Australia

Stories and comments
    • AWM
    • Posted by owencook, Sunday, 14 June 2020

    Service number 1215 Rank Private Unit 26th Australian Infantry Battalion Service Australian Imperial Force Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918 Conflict Eligibility Date First World War, 1914-1921 Date of Death 05 August 1916 Place of Death France Place of Association New Town, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Cemetery or Memorial Details Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France Source AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army

      • owencook
      • Sunday, 14 June 2020

      An original D Coy soldier, he served at Gallipoli where he was wounded. Later, he was killed in the second assault on Pozieres by the 26th Bn. He has no known grave and is commemorated at Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France

    • Image from Soldiers Walk Tasmania Soldiers Walk Tasmania Image (L) PACEY H & STREET M AWM NAA Gary Parsons 26th Bn. researcher.
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Wednesday, 2 June 2021

    Image from Soldiers Walk Tasmania Soldiers Walk Tasmania Image (L) PACEY H & STREET M Hector Pacey and Montague Street who enlisted together and were killed by the same shell. The bodies were found by Albert Pacey who later married Montague's younger sister, Winifred. [courtesy of Peter Keenan]

    Image from Soldiers Walk Tasmania Soldiers Walk Tasmania Image (L) PACEY H & STREET M
    • Private Hector Clarence Pacey BIRTH unknown DEATH 5 Aug 1916AWM NAA Gary Parsons 26th Bn. researcher.
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Wednesday, 2 June 2021

    Private Hector Clarence Pacey BIRTH unknown DEATH 5 Aug 1916 BURIAL Villers-Bretonneux Memorial Villers-Bretonneux, Departement de la Somme, Picardie, France PLOT MEMORIAL ID 16186980

    Private Hector Clarence Pacey BIRTH	unknown DEATH	5 Aug 1916
    • AWM NAA Gary Parsons 26th Bn. researcher.
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Wednesday, 2 June 2021

    Hector Pacey and Montague Street who enlisted together and were killed by the same shell. The bodies were found by Albert Pacey who later married Montague's younger sister, Winifred. [courtesy of Peter Keenan] Brother • Sgt Albert Lisson Pacey 1163 26th Bn R.T.A 08/05/19) (A.W.M. Red Cross of Roderick Neil Peace 1162 Bn – Killed together with Pacey and Street M) (Red Cross – No burial report. Drv. Robert Walter Blackburn 620 26th Bn – He was killed at Pozieres on the second time we went in. His brother who is in the Transport with me knows all about it. Pte Henry Fortuam Ryder 2048 26th Bn – Sometime in Aug 1916 near Albert, his brother A Pacey 26th Bn Transport told me that his brother and Montague Bertram M.D.Street 1185 had been found killed.) (Red Cross of Street M.B. Drv Henry Fortuam Ryder 2048 26th Bn – Street was known as Zobby. He and H.C.Pacey were inseperable. They went over the parapet together at Pozieres and wee killed together by the same shell. Paceys brother, A.Pacey said they were buried together. Sgt Ernest Milner 1028 26th Bn – Unable to give further information re Street, Pacey and Peace. All 3 belonged in my Plt and were under my command when we attacked the Germans on the night of 04/08/16. All were with Bn from the start having served on the Penninsular.) (N.A.A. 29/09/15 W.I.A. – G S.W. to left calf. 05/08/16 M.I.A. now K.I.A. Brother • Sgt Albert Lisson Pacey 1163 26th Bn R.T.A 08/05/19. Meritious Service Medal M.S.M. & Mentioned in Sir Haigs Despatches 16/03/19)

    • Three 26th Battalion soldiers and friends from Tasmania - All KIA from the same shell at Pozieres France on 5th August 1916 AWM NAA Gary Parsons 26th Bn. researcher.
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Wednesday, 2 June 2021

    Three 26th Battalion soldiers and friends from Tasmania - All KIA from the same shell at Pozieres France on 5th August 1916

    Three 26th Battalion soldiers and friends from Tasmania - All KIA from the same shell at Pozieres France on 5th August 1916
    • The men of D Company 26th Battalion
    • Posted by jaydsydaus121, Saturday, 6 November 2021

    Mercury (Hobart, Tas), Wednesday 20 September 1916, page 5 TASMANIAN CASUALTIES. SOME PERSONAL NOTES. Mr. Edward Pacey received notification on Saturday last that his son, Private Hector C. Pacey, of the 26th Battalion, D Company, has been missing since August 5. He was wounded while serving on Gallipoli, and was in the evacuation, and was with the first Australians to land in France in March. He had been in the firing line until reported missing.

    • PACEY Hector KIA Cropped AWM NAA Gary Parsons 26th Bn. researcher.
    • Posted by blackboycreek, Sunday, 23 January 2022

    PACEY Hector KIA Cropped

    PACEY Hector  KIA Cropped