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Full Name: Frank William Lukey
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Frank William
Surname: Lukey
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 6/1610
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Next of Kin: Francis William Clark Lukey (father), Morden, Waikari, North Canterbury, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Waikari, North Canterbury, New Zealand
Military District: Canterbury
Body on Embarkation: 3rd Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit: Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date: 14 February 1915
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Vessel: Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima
Destination: Suez,Egypt (26 March 1915)
Page on Nominal Roll: 428
Last Unit Served: Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Malta to Gallipoli
Date of Death: 20 August 1915
Age at Death: 22
Year of Death: 1915
Cause of Death: Died of disease
Cemetery Name: Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta
Grave Reference: A. IX. 5.
Biographical Notes: Frank Lukey was the son of Francis William Clark Lukey and Elizabeth Wood Lukey, of Waikari, North Canterbury, New Zealand.
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Sources Used:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
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