LUCK, William Henry
(Service number 10/3941)

First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date 3/1181888 Place of Birth Waimate

Enlistment Information

Date 15 November 1915 Age 27
Address at Enlistment Awakino
Occupation Labourer, Public Works Awakino
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin J Luck (Father), Willowbridge, South Canterbury, New Zealand
Religion Anglican
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 10th Reinforcements, Wellington Infantry Battalion, B Company
Date 3 April 1916
Transport Willochra or Tofua
Embarked From Wellington, New Zealand Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Wellington Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalaion

Military Awards

Campaigns Egypt 1916, Egypt Expeditionary Force 1916, Western Europe 1916
Service Medals
Military Awards

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Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 31 August 1916 Age 28
Place of Death United Kingdom to France
Cause Died of wounds
Memorial or Cemetery Kensal Green (All Souls) Cemetery, London, England
Memorial Reference 213. NZ Plot 7
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Waimate First World War Memorial

Biographical Notes

Son of John Henry and Annie Luck of Willowbridge, South Canterbury, New Zealand


Auckland War Memorial Cenotaph Database (May 2014)

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Janette Clarke, SC branch NZSG

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