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R/77062   Leading Aircraftman Thomas F Crozier Lucas
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 27/02/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Air Force (Canadian Air Force)
Date Of Birth: 09/02/1912
Died: 05/12/1940 (Died by accident)
Age: 28
Thomas Lucas was the youngest son of Rev John Henry and Anne Elizabeth Lucas. He was born on 9th February 1912 in the Markethill area. He was the youngest of six children. It seems Thomas emigrated to Canada. Thomas enlisted with the Royal Canadian Air Force, On 5th December 1940, Thomas Lucas was a student pilot at the Royal Canadian Air Force Training School in Malton, Toronto. His plane was in collision with another plane and he was killed instantly in the accident.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Mount Royal Cemetery
  Montreal, Quebec, 34
Grave Ref: Sec G.943. Grave 319
CWGC Casualty 2687958
From downtown Montreal access Avenue du Parc, then left to Cote St. Catherine. Turn left onto Boulevard Mont-Royal then follow chemin de la foret into the cemetery.
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Lucas family Lists parents at house 21 in Tullyallen, Mountnorris, Armagh
2 1910 Ulster Towns Directory - Markethill Lucas, Rev J H, Lisnagat Rectory
3 1911 Census lists Lucas family Lists family at house 9 in Lisnagat, Glenanne, Armagh
4 C J Lucas Probably the same person - C J Lucas on Moy War Memorial
5 Canadian Virtual War Memorial Details of Thomas Francis Crozier Lucas
6 Photo of Leading Aircraftman Thomas F C Lucas' gravestone
7 Moy War Memorial Thomas is believed to be the C J Lewis listed on memorial
8 RAF Commands - Forum Details of accident
9 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Leading Aircraftman Thomas F C Lucas' gravestone can be purchased here
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