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Horace S. Lucas

Lance Sergeant

59th Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

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

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Nigra Italica
  • Planted By: Miss A. Lucas
  • Plaque: 937

Additional Info

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Biography

Horace Stanley Lucas was a horse driver who had been born in Ballarat. He was 20 years old and single when he enlisted on 9th July 1915. He was posted to the 7th Infantry Battalion with Regimental No. 1161. He was promoted Lance Sergeant, and later transferred to the 59th Infantry Battalion. He was killed at Fromelles on 19th July 1916. His name is recorded at VC Corner Cemetery and Memorial, Fromelles.
Tree No. 937

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour