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William Henry LUKE

Regimental number3192
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway employee
AddressGlenthompson, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinWife, Mrs Harriet Ester Luke, 121 Clyde Street, Ballarat North, Victoria
Enlistment date27 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 April 1918
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 8), Crouy-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Harriet LUKE; husband of Harriet LUKE, 105 Clyde Street, Ballarat
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3265 Pte Thomas James Albert LUKE, 29th Bn, returned to Australia, 15 September 1918; Nephews: 4847 Pte Harry LUKE CgeG, 38th Bn, returned to Australia, 4 July 1919; 12340 Pte Richard LUKE, 10th Field Ambulance, returned to Australia, 27 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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