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Robert LUCAS

Regimental number5050
Place of birthAnnandale, Sydney, New South Wales
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
True NameSIMPSON, Robert Henry
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressBridge Street, Drummoyne, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.2
Height5' 4"
Weight120 lbs
Next of kinFather, J Lucas, Bridge Street, Drummoyne, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 September 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 5 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 August 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: R and Caroline SIMPSON (Roll of Honour records states SIMPSON as true family name). Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date21 November 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Argyllshire', 1 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 21 November 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

DEath attributed to War Service.
Date of death21 July 1938
Age at death38
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, LUCAS Robert

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