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Harry LUKE

Regimental number4847
Place of birthBurninyong Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationStuff cutter
AddressBuninyong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Harriet Luke, Buninyong, Victoria
Enlistment date5 June 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Belgian Croix de Guerre


Recommendation date: 30 August 1918

FateReturned to Australia 4 July 1919
Medals

Croix de Guerre (France)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

Family/military connectionsBrother: 12340 Pte Richard LUKE, 10th Field Ambulance, returned to Australia, 27 May 1919; Uncles: 3265 Pte Thomas James Albert LUKE, 29th Bn, returned to Australia, 15 September 1918; 3192 Pte William Henry LUKE, 57th Bn, died of wounds, 27 April 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Croix de Guerre, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death10 February 1990
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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