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Roy Clarence LUCAS

Regimental number7508
Place of birthGoondiwindi, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPicture operator
AddressGoondiwindi, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.1
Height5' 8"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinFather, G W Lucas, Marshall Street, Goondiwindi, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed for 1 year in the Cadets.
Enlistment date21 February 1917
Place of enlistmentToowoomba, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 14 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularAccording to Father, his age at death was 17 years 6 months.
FateKilled in Action 12 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records17
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot III, Row H, Grave No. 15), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Elisha and Alice LUCAS, Goondiwindi, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, LUCAS Roy Clarence

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