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Lionel Roy LUKIN

Regimental number774
Place of birthBeverley Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressBeverley, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinSister, Mrs Anderson, Haisthorpe, Beverley, Western Australia
Enlistment date6 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia,
30 Officers and 982 Other Ranks embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A11 'Ascanius' on 29 June 1915; 12 others embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A36 'Thirty-Six' on 12 July 1916. From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish the latter 12.
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 June 1918
Place of burialBeacon Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 3), Sailly-Laurette, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
113
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Rachel LUKIN. Native of Haisthorpe, Beverley, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 116 Pte Dudley LUKIN, 10th Light Horse Regiment, killed in action, 7 August 1915; 2631 Sergeant Guy Clifton LUKIN DCM, 12th Bn, returned to Australia, 25 August 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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