Walter Ahrens Lahey was born circa 1892 in Walcha, New South Wales, Australia to Michael Lahey (c1850-1927) and Harriet Ahrens (1860-1903) and died 26 August 1937 at Western Suburbs Hospital in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia of Pneumonia. He married Edith Susan Farrell (1901-c1977) 1923 in St Peters, New South Wales, Australia. Ancestors are from Australia, Germany.

He was an accomplished musician, playing the cornet. Won many medals for his musical ability. He was a band Sergeant during World War I and played a solo before King George V at Buckingham Palace.


Offspring of Walter Ahrens Lahey and Edith Susan Farrell (1901-c1977)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Jean Elva Lahey (c1926-1979) 1926 Enfield, New South Wales, Australia 1 August 1979 Burwood, New South Wales, Australia
Thelma Edith Lahey (1927-2008)
Kenneth Henry Lahey (c1928-)

Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
Ω Birth
  • BDM Index ref for birth: 36018/1892
₪ Wedding
  • BDM Index ref for marriage: 8025/1923
¶ Death
  • BDM Index ref for death: 18777/1937