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Thomas Lucas

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 38), Page: 8 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 38), Page: 8 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas AWMM
  • Surname
    Lucas AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 21283 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    20 June 1885 AWMM OnehungaAuckland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 3 May 1916 AWMM Ponsonby Terrace, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Miss E. Lueas (sister), 19 Ponsonby Terrace, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 19 August 1916 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 3 May 1916 AWMM
    Age 30 AWMM
    Labourer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 9 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      12 stone 8 pounds AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Medium AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Grey AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Browny-red AWMM
    • Other, Unknown Period AWMM
      had varicocele AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Wounded in action 9 June 1917(Belgium); admitted NZ Field Ambulance with Gun shot wound to back. Admitted to 53rd Casualty Clearance Station (France) on 10 June 1917 with wound, now described as shell wound to back. Admitted 2nd Australian General Hospital, Wimereux 13 June 1917 with GSW Back (contusion). Admitted 1st Convalescent Depot, Boulogne 13 June 1917. Transferred to 3 Rest Camp 17 June 1917. AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Admitted 2nd NZ Field Ambulance -8 July 1917 - Influenza ; admitted 2nd Casualty Clearance Station, admitted 55th General Hospital, Boulogne 14 July 1917; admitted No. 7 Convalescent Depot, Boulogne 24 July 1917 -bronchitis; admitted No. 10 Convalescent Depot, Ecault 31 July 1917, transferred to Convalescent Depot, Tronville 14 August 1917, Admitted to No 13 Convalescent Depot 15 August 1917. Discharged to Base Depot -7 September 1917. AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • At time of enlistment was employed by Colonial Sugar Works.

    Returned to New Zealand at end of war on Pakeha (ship), arriving on 31 May 1919, after serving 2 years, 285 days overseas and 137 days in NZ; a total of 3 years, 57 days. He was made a Lance Corporal on 16 December 1918. Returned to 19 Ponsonby Tce. when discharged. Pension received A.F.B. 2 June 1919.

    Death notice states he was the second son of the late Charles and Ellen Lucas of Auckland, and loved brother of Mary, Lina, Charlie, Tattie and Veronica. AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    4 May 1942 AWMM
    Age 56 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM H.1.10 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    NZ Herald (5 May 1942) AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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