Edward John LUKE

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LUKE, Edward John

Service Number: 192
Enlisted: 8 September 1914, Enlisted at Helena Vale, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 16th Infantry Battalion
Born: Guildford, Western Australia, 26 November 1893
Home Town: Kalgoorlie, Kalgoorlie/Boulder, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Miner
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 12 May 1915, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Quinn's Post Cemetery, ANZAC
Row A, Grave 29 Rev. A. Gillison officiated
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

8 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 192, 16th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Helena Vale, WA
22 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, SN 192, 16th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
22 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, SN 192, 16th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of R. Luke of Kalgoolie, WA

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal