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Regimental number2643
Place of birthCreswick, Victoria
AddressBallarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 5.25"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinRichard Lucas, 5O1 Ascot Street, Ballarat South, Victoria
Enlistment date27 May 1915
Place of enlistmentBallarat, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 26 July 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: 2398. Whilst in service married Catherine Mc Qaulkan Kerr on 10th January 1919.
SourcesNAA: B2455, LUCAS James

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