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Alfred LUCAS

Regimental number19602
Place of birthCassilis, New South Wales
SchoolMelbourne High School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address'Myrtle-Ville', 104 Flinders Street, Thornbury, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Lucas, 'Myrtle-Ville', 104 Flinders Street, Thornbury, Victoria
Previous military service31st Battery Australian Field Artillery; Served in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date24 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentCPL (PROV)
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 8, Battery 29
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Division Artillery
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

'Work on 2 June 1917.'
Recommendation date: 10 June 1917

Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWon the "Croix de Guerre" for conspicuous bravery.
FateReturned to Australia 29 May 1919
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death23

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 185
Date: 27 November 1918

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