Date of birth
1 November 1897 Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 17 June 2017 - Military File
Place of birth
London, England Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 17 June 2017 - Military File
Son of Dr S.A. Lucas (born London, England) - of Hardy Street, Nelson. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 17 June 2017 - Military File
Address before enlistment
Dunedin, New Zealand. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 17 June 2017 - Military File
Post war occupation
Doctor - trained and qualified at England - after discharged from the NZEF 1919. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 17 June 2017 - Military File
Next of kin on embarkation
Dr S.A. Lucas (father), Hardy Street, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
Single Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 17 June 2017 - Military File
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- During World World 2 Doctor Edmund Lucas served with the British Army - in Persia - at the 29th Indian General Hospital.
Dr Lucas occasionally visited New Zealand. He retired in Hong Kong.
In 2003 a New Zealand soldier - Lieutenant Terry McDonald - who was serving with the New Zealand Defence Force in Afghanistan - found at a local bazaar the 'British War Medal' (1914-1918) which had been issued to the former Lance Corporal Edmund Lucas. Lieutenant Terry purchased the medal and he returned it to Dr Lucas's niece - Sarah Bamford at Nelson, New Zealand (Ref: New Zealand Defence Force Media Release - dated 4 December 2003). Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 17 June 2017 - New Zealand Defence Force Media Release : 3 December 2003.
- For 4 photographs which may be of Lance Corporal Edmund Lucas - refer to Nelson Provincial Museum Heritage Photograph Collection : Item ref # 98045; 98046; 98047; 98048. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 17 June 2017 - Nelson Museum.
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- New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume IV. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
85: 5 AWMM
- Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
Vol. 4: Includes portrait AWMM
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