Other names: Harry John
Locations in this story: Tisbury, WiltshireFrance & FlandersLe Touret Memorial, FranceHardings Lane, Melbury Abbas, DorsetLudwell, Wiltshire
Story: Harry John Lucas was born in 1895 in Tisbury. He was the son of Alfred Lucas, who worked as a cattleman on a farm, and Annie Lucas. At the time of the 1901 Census the family were living at Hardings Lane, Melbury Abbas, Dorset. Harry enlisted as a Private in the Dorset Regiment (Service No. 5816). He served in France & Flanders and was awarded the Victory, British War and 1914 Star medals. He died on 22nd October 1914 and his name appears on Le Touret Memorial (Panel 22 and 23). He is remembered on the war memorial at Ludwell.