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Charles Lucas

Private

8th Batt.

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss M. Black
  • Plaque: 284

Additional Info

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Biography

Charles Edward Lucas was born in Ballarat East and enlisted there on 21st September 1914. He was 27 years old, single and a blacksmith. He joined the 8th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 1151 (1161 from Nominal Roll). He survived the Landing at Anzac Cove, but on ath May 1915 he was killed in action at Krithia. His name is on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey.
Tree No. 284

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour