William George LUCAS

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LUCAS, William George

Service Numbers: 2293, S171
Enlisted: 27 March 1916, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: Field Park Company/ies
Born: Quenbeyan, New South Wales, Australia, 5 July 1883
Home Town: Largs Bay, Port Adelaide Enfield, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Natural causes, Calvary Hospital, South Australia, 6 January 1948, aged 64 years
Cemetery: Cheltenham Cemetery, South Australia
Memorials: Ballarat Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

27 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2293, Adelaide, South Australia
12 Aug 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 2293, 50th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ballarat, Adelaide
12 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 2293, 50th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
2 Apr 1917: Imprisoned German Withdrawal to Hindenburg Line and Outpost Villages, Captured at Noreiul, France. Interned at POW camp at Limburg, Germany until repatriated to London on 02 Dec 1918
3 Jun 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, 2293, 50th Infantry Battalion

World War 2 Service

10 Jul 1940: Involvement Private, S171, Field Park Company/ies
10 Jul 1940: Enlisted Keswick, SA
10 Jul 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, S171
5 Sep 1941: Discharged
5 Sep 1941: Discharged Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, S171

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