|Place of birth||Newport, New Zealand|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Byrneside Terrace, Wynnum, Queensland|
|Age at embarkation||43|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Hellaine Luff, Byrneside Terrace, Wynnum, Queensland|
|Previous military service||Served for 2 years in the New Zealand Volunteers.|
|Place of enlistment||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||26th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/43/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||32nd Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Arthur and Lucy LUFF|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Taken on strength, 32nd Bn (supernumerary), Duntroon Plateau, 6 April 1916.
Taken on strength, 32nd Bn, Ferry Post, 18 May 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 17 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.
Wounded in action, 19 July 1916, and admitted to 15th Field Ambulance; transferred to 32nd Stationary Hospital, Wimereux, 21 July 1916; to Convalescent Depot, Boulogne, 24 July 1916; discharged (fit) to Base Details, 30 July 1916; rejoined 32nd Bn, in the field, 12 August 1916.
Admitted to 15th Field Ambulance, 20 August 1916 (nervous debility); transferred to 13th General Hospital, Boulogne, 9 October 1916 (shell shock); to England, 11 October 1916, and admitted same day to 2nd Western General Hospital, Manchester (shell shock: slight); transferred to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 9 November 1916; discharged to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 16 November 1916.
Admitted to 2nd Western General Hospital, Manchester, 20 December 1916 (bronchitis, asthma); transferred to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 24 March 1917; marched in to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 12 April 1917.
Commenced return to Australia from Devonport on board HT 'Runic', 4 May 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 5 July 1917, for onward travel to Brisbane, discharged (medically unfit: shell shock), Brisbane, 13 August 1917.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||60|
|Place of burial||Bulimba Cemetery, Brisbane, Queensland|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, LUFF William|