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James LUCAS

Regimental number2398
Place of birthCreswick, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
Address501 Ascot Street, South Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 4.25"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinFather, Richard Lucas, 501 Ascot Street, South Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date27 May 1915
Place of enlistmentBallarat, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2598
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsHas been found that he was given alternative Regimental Number: 2643. Whilst in service married Catherine Mc Qaulkan Kerr on 10th January 1919.
SourcesNAA: B2455, LUCAS James

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