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Regimental number153
Date of birth2 February 1895
Place of birthMossgiel, New South Wales
True NameLUKS, Robert
Address7 Thomas Street, Richmond, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 9"
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Luxbridge, 7 Thomas Street, Richmond, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 May 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentAble Bodied Driver
Unit name1st Royal Australian Naval Bridging Train
AWM Embarkation Roll numberMIS34.12.1.RANBT1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board A39 Port Macquarie on 4 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollRoyal Australian Naval Bridging Train
FateReturned to Australia 29 May 1917
Discharge date31 August 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Bulla', 29 May 1917; discharged (medically unfit: crushed foot; old injury), Melbourne, 31 August 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, LUXBRIDGE Robert

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