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476327   Corporal James Lucas M.M.
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 16/04/2017
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Fort Garry Horse (Canadian Army)
Date Of Birth: 01/02/1893
Died: 09/04/1918 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 25
James Lucas was the son of Charles and Mary Lucas of Castlecaulfield. He was born on 1st February 1893 in Dungannon. James emigrated to Canada. James Lucas enlisted on 7th October 1915 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He was 22 years old and single. He names his father Charles as his next of kin. Corporal James Lucas was awarded the Military Medal. Corporal James Lucas was serving with the Fort Garry Horse when he died on April 9, 1918, aged 25.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: St Sever Cemetery Extension
  Rouen, Seine-Maritime
Grave Ref: Grave IX-J-8A
CWGC Casualty 27751
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Dungannon War Memorial - WWI - Panel 1 Dungannon
2 Castlecaulfield Church Of Ireland - WWI Roll of Honour Castlecaulfield
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1 1901 Census lists Lucas family Lists James as age 8 living with the family at house 3 in Killyliss, Castlecaulfield
2 1911 Census lists Lucas family Does not list James as living with the family at house 11 in Killyliss, Castlecaulfield
3 Canadian Great War Project Details of Corporal James Lucas M.M.
4 Canadian Virtual War Memorial Details of James Lucas
5 Circumstances of Death Registers Details of Corporal James Lucas M.M.'s death
6 James Lucas Attestation Papers Canadian Military documents (54 no.)
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