- Surnames starting with the letter L. 

Charles Henry Luck

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:08th Bn
Name of Rgt or Ship:Royal Welsh Fusiliers
How Died:Killed in Action
Country of burial:Iraq
Cemetery or Memorial:Basra Mem, Shatt-al-Arab
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born during the September quarter 1896 in the Altrincham R.D. - ref:
8a/170, the son of David & Maria Matilda Luck (nee Edwards).

1901 Census - 6 Offa Terrace, Bersham, Denbighshire.   Son - aged: 4 -
born: Sale.     Head of household - David Luck - Married - aged: 36 - occ:
Laundry Vanman - born: Boxmin, Hertfordshire    Also - Maria Luck - Wife -
aged: 35 - born: Moss, Denbighshire.  Plus 4 siblings - 3 of them born at

1911 Census - 17 Rhos Street, Ruthin, Denbighshire.   Son - aged: 14 - occ:
Telegraph Messenger - born: Sale.     Head of household - David Luck -
Married - aged: 46 - occ: Coachman Domestic - born Two Rivers,
Hertfordshire.    Also - Maria Luck - Wife - aged: 46 - born: Brake
Broughton.  Plus 4 siblings - the eldest was also born at Sale.

Although born at Sale, c1900 the family moved to Wrexham and then Ruthin.  
 He is not commemorated on the Ruthin Town Memorial, so perhaps the family
had moved on again by the time he was killed?

Pension Records - Dependant - Mother - Mrs M. Luck, Railway View, Brymbo,
nr Wrexham, Wales.  This was later transferred to his father - Mr. David
Luck.   Awarded a weekly pension of 8/4d w.e.f. the 4th April 1917.

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