Sixpenny Handley War Memorial

Henry William Lucas

Surname: Lucas
Other names: Henry William
Other people in this story:
William Lucas
Matilda Lucas
Locations in this story:
Wimborne, Dorset
France & Flanders
St. Mary's Churchyard, Sixpenny Handley, Dorset
Sixpenny Handley, Dorset
Bagthorpe Military Hospital, Nottingham

Story:
Henry William Lucas was born in 1887 in the registration district of Wimborne. He was the son of William Lucas, a Road Contractor, and Matilda Lucas. At the time of the 1911 Census he was single, working as a Road Labourer and living at Sixpenny Handley, Dorset. He enlisted as a Private in the Devonshire Regiment (Service No. 17448). He served in France & Flanders and died at Bagthorpe Military Hospital, Nottingham on 15th November 1917. He was buried in the north west part of St. Mary's Churchyard, Sixpenny Handley. He is remembered on the Sixpenny Handley War Memorial.

Images:
  • Sixpenny Handley War Memorial
  • Sixpenny Handley War Memorial
  • Sixpenny Handley War Memorial

Links to related web content / sources:
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
The National Archives