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Ira Alex LUCAS

Regimental number202
Place of birthWaratah Tasmania
AddressTrafalgar, Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, A T Lucas, Trafalgar, Gippsland, Victoria
Enlistment date20 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentTrumpeter
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 25 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 138 Pte Cecil Flinders LUCAS, 1st Machine Gun Bn, killed in action, 23 August 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death4 January 1956
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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