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Wilfred Joseph LUKEMAN

Regimental number240
Place of birthYass, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressAnnandale, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs Marie Lukeman, 270 Johnston Street, Annandale, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name34th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 2 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


'For bravery and great devotion to duty at Strazeele on 18 April 1918.'
Recommendation date: 25 April 1918

FateKilled in Action 23 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot VI, Row A, Grave No. 17), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
41
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Marie LUKEMAN, 270 Johnston Street, Annandale, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsTrue name: William LUKEMAN; see also 753 William LUKEMAN

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