Herbert Sammons LUCAS

LUCAS, Herbert Sammons

Service Numbers: Not yet discovered
Enlisted: 13 March 1916
Last Rank: Captain
Last Unit: 1st Mobile Veterinary Section
Born: Glebe, New South Wales, Australia, 1 November 1892
Home Town: Ingleburn, Campbelltown Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: The University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Veterinary Surgeon
Died: Natural causes, Concord Repatriation General Hospital, Concord, New South Wales, Australia, 17 March 1963, aged 70 years
Cemetery: St. Mary's Anglican Church Cemetery, Campbelltown, New South Wales, Australia
Memorials: Glebe Roll of Honor
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World War 1 Service

13 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Veterinary Officers
23 Mar 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Captain, Australian Veterinary Corps, HT Armadale, Sydney as veterinary surgeon for voyage - arriving Suez 23 April 1916. Returned to Australia arriving Sydney 10 June 1916.
24 Jul 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Captain, Australian Veterinary Corps
29 Jul 1916: Involvement Captain, 1st Veterinary Section
29 Jul 1916: Embarked Captain, 1st Veterinary Section, HMAT Orsova, Sydney
7 Dec 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Captain, 1st Field Artillery Brigade
11 Oct 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Captain, 1st Mobile Veterinary Section
1 Nov 1919: Embarked AIF WW1, Captain, 1st Mobile Veterinary Section, HT Nestor, England for return to Australia - disembarking Melbourne 14 December 1919, then by rail to Sydney arriving 16 December 1919
7 Feb 1920: Discharged AIF WW1, Captain, 1st Mobile Veterinary Section

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