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Francis William Fellowes LUKIS

Regimental number39
Date of birth--/10/1896
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressBalingup, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, F W Lukis, Balingup, Western Australia
Enlistment date14 October 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board TRANSPORT A47 Mashobra on 17 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: FLY 3 MG Sqn
Promotion date: 30 July 1916

Lieutenant


Unit: FLY 67 Sqn
Promotion date: 24 December 1916

Temporary CAPT


Unit: FLY 1 Sqn
Promotion date: 15 August 1918

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplementary, No. 30480, 16 January 1918; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 76, 23 May 1918.


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448, 11 July 1919; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124, 30 October 1919.

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31728 (12 January 1920); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 133 (1 April 1920).

FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1919
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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