Their bodies are buried in peace; but their names liveth for evermore.
Their Duty Done
A tribute to the men and women of the East Gippsland Region who Died as a result of their participation in World War One : 1914 - 1919
556 Private Arthur Percival Harbeck – Lakes Entrance Died of wounds 22 May 1915
….. wounded in the second battle of Krithia
Peter Harbeck, storekeeper, arrived in Lakes Entrance with his wife Fanny and five of their children in 1893. Bernard, Cecil, Frank, Reginald and Arthur were born at Heyfield and their siblings, Albert, Irene, Winifred, Ernest and Eva were born at Cunninghame. They were all educated at Lakes Entrance school. Arthur had been employed as a salesman with D. and W. Murray Limited in Melbourne for nine years before he joined the First Expeditionary Force with the 6 th  Battalion on 17 August 1914 and sailed for Egypt on the Hororata with others from East Gippsland. He was wounded in the second battle of Krithia at Cape Helles on 8 May 1915 and died in Malta on 22 May 1915 and was buried at Pembroke Military cemetery, Malta. His brother Albert enlisted and died of wounds received in France in 1917, and Reginald returned to Australia in 1918. Frank served in WW2. Arthur, who was 23 years old, was held in high esteem by his fellow employees and members of the Lakes Entrance community.