Other names: Henry William
Locations in this story: Wimborne, DorsetFrance & FlandersSt. Mary's Churchyard, Sixpenny Handley, DorsetSixpenny Handley, DorsetBagthorpe 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.