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A Great War Memorial Plaque

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A Great War Memorial Plaque

Memorial Plaque (LAWRENCE EDWARD LUKE) Embossed, extremely fine. Accompanied by copies of his Attestation Paper and Service Records. Footnote: Luke, born October 12th 1892 on Grand Island, Nebraska, U.S.A., was living at B.C. Hotel, Penticton, B.C. and working as a Brakeman before being conscripted into the CEF on January 18th 1918 at Victoria B.C. Luke never saw action. As a member of the 1st Canadian Reserve Battalion, in May 1918, he began to complain of headaches, and severe rashes distributed over his entire body in addition to internal pains and conditions. Shortly after arriving in England, he was transferred to the Canadian Hospital in Eastbourne where he died on May 16th 1918 at 2:00am.
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