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Current record for: Albert Luckins
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Name Albert Luckins
Born in Islington, London
Resident of 47 Offord Road, Islington, London
Died 05/07/1916
Age 22

Cause of Death Killed in action

Cemetery or memorial Dantzig Alley British Cemetery, Mametz, France
Grave or panel reference VIII. B. 5.

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World War 1
France and Flanders

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Pte Albert Luckins (1894-1916): Graves Registration Report

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Pte Albert Luckins (1894-1916): Grave Registration document - register

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Pte Albert Luckins (1894-1916): Commonwealth War Graves Commission commemorative certificate

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Private Albert Luckins (1894-1916)

Private Luckins is recorded as living at two addresses in Islington, prior to 47 Offord Road:

1901 - 18 Pembroke Street (Age 7)

1911 - 1 Little Cummin Street (Age 17)


Relative(s)      Relative(s)
  • Christopher Thomas Luckins, Father
Military Information Military Information


Rank Private
Service Number G/3315
Unit 12th Battalion
Regiment Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment)
Service Army
Enlisted in Not Known