John Edgar Duncan LUKIES

Regimental number2677
Place of birthBrunswick, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmiths striker
AddressRichmond Street, Leederville, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, E J Lukies, Richmond Street, Leederville, Western Australia
Enlistment date21 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 2 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 31 August 1916
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 1 (Plot VIII, Row g, Grave No. 29), Beaumont-Hamel, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edgar and annie LUKIES, 22 Ryan Street, Footscray, Victoria
Age at death22