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James Dixon LUCAS

Regimental number4305
Place of birthBrown's River, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShipwright
Address12 Bath Street, Battery Point, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 6.5"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinFather, Jas Lucas, 12 Bath Street, Battery Point, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 January 1915
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 17 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Discharge date14 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Macquarie', 28 March 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 26 May 1919; discharged, Hobart, 14 August 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsFirst given name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll and on NAA site as John.
SourcesNAA: B2455, LUCAS James Dixon

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