LUKE, John Gibson
(Service number 85645)

Aliases Gibbie
First Rank Last Rank


Date 2 April 1897 Place of Birth Temuka

Enlistment Information

Date 29 July 1918 Age
Address at Enlistment Wilson Street, Timaru
Occupation Motor driver (taxi driver)
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs M. LUKE (mother), Wilson Street, Timaru
Religion Methodist
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Military Service

Served with New Zealand Armed Forces (?) Served in
Military District

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Date 19 November 1938 Age 41 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Block 47, Plot 637
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

John Gibson Luke was the son of Gibson Pierce and Mary Luke/


Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [11 December 2016]

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