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Full Name
George Robert Lucas
Rank Last Held
Lance Corporal
Forename(s)
George Robert
Surname
Lucas
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
11892
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Grocer
Next of Kin
G.H. Lucas (father), Awahuri, Palmerston North, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
12th Reinforcements Wellington Infantry Battalion, B Company
Embarkation Date
1 May 1916
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Ulimaroa
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
30
Page on Nominal Roll
6
Last Unit Served
Wellington Infantry Regiment
Place of Death
France
Date of Death
30 March 1918
Year of Death
1918
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
Euston Road Cemetery, Colincamps, Somme, France
Grave Reference
V. E. 1.
Biographical Notes
George Lucas was the son of Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Lucas, of Awahuri, Manawatu, New Zealand.
Description of Image
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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