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476327   Corporal James Lucas M.M.
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 05/08/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Fort Garry Horse (Canadian Army)
Date Of Birth: 31/01/1893
Died: 09/04/1918 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 25
Summary      
James Lucas was the son of Charles and Mary Lucas of Castlecaulfield. He was born on 31st January 1893 in Dungannon. James emigrated to Canada. James Lucas enlisted on 7th October 1915 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He was 22 years old and single. Corporal James Lucas was posthumously awarded the Military Medal. Corporal James Lucas was serving with the Fort
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: St Sever Cemetery Extension
  Rouen, Seine-Maritime, 4
Grave Ref: Grave IX-J-8A
CWGC Casualty 27751
Summary      
St Sever Cemetery Extension is located within a large communal cemetery situated on the eastern edge of the southern Rouen suburbs of Le Grand Quevilly and Le Petit Quevilly. During the First World War, Commonwealth camps and hospitals were stationed on the southern outskirts of Rouen. A base supply depot and the 3rd Echelon of General Headquarters were also established in the city. Almost all of the hospitals at Rouen remained there for practically the whole of the war.
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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
References and Links
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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 FindAGrave.com Photo of Corporal James Lucas's headstone
7 James Lucas Attestation Papers Canadian Military documents (54 no.)
8 London Gazette - 12/06/1918 Supplement: 30743 - Military Medal
9 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Corporal James Lucas's headstone can be purchased here
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