Hackensack High School
Lieutenant Dennis J. Lacey, age twenty-one, was killed in an air-plane crash on November 7, 1944, at Townesville, Queensland, Australia.
Dennis graduated from New Milford Junior High School and
He was about to fly a plane from Australia to New Guinea when an accident between his plane and another occurred in the air, soon after the take-off.
Dennis is buried in the military cemetery at Townesville.
Dennis Lacey had a brother, James E. Lacey, who was serving in the European Theater, possibly at Bastogne at the time of Dennis's death on November 7, 1944.
Dennis J. Lacey was born August 24, 1924 in New York where his father was head of the
According to Teresa Martins information, Dennis is buried in the military cemetery at Townsville, Australia. George Toriello uncovered through his continued research that Dennis J. Lacey was repatriated and rests in George Washington Memorial Cemetery in Paramus.
|Actual Local Newspaper Article 1944|
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