Edward Otto LUBKE

Regimental number2640
Place of birthSandgate, Brisbane, Queensland
SchoolValley State School, Brisbane, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressCommercial Road, Bulimba, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Lubke, Commercial Road, Bulimba, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date11 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 21 October 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19-22 August 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialRegina Trench Cemetery (Plot VII, Row N, Grave No. 15), Grandcourt, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Otto and Ellen LUBKE, Commercial Road, Bulimba, Queensland. Native of Sandgate, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal