Leading Seaman Harold John Vagg

Service number 25011
Birth Date 1924-12-12
Birth Place United Kingdom: England, Greater London, Wandsworth
Death Date 2009-08-05
Death Place Australia: Australian Capital Territory, Canberra
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945

It is thought that Leading Seaman Harold John Vagg first enlisted in the Royal British Navy in Portsmouth, London in 1942. After moving to Australia he enlisted in the Royal Australian Navy in Sydney, New South Wales in 1948. From 1948, Leading Seaman Vagg served at various naval bases including HMAS Platypus, Penguin and Harman in New South Wales and Canberra, Australia. In 1951, Leading Seaman Vagg served in Korea aboard HMAS Tobruk until 1954. Leading Seaman Vagg continued his service until being deemed physically unfit for service, and was discharged on 21 February 1963.


Date of birth 12 December 1924
Other units 1951-08-31 - 1952-02-22 HMAS Tobruk
Date of death 05 August 2009