Sydney Lucas

 

 

Age: 108

 

Summary: one of the last four known surviving veterans of World War I in Great Britain who joined the Sherwood Foresters regiment just three months before the end of the conflict in 1918, but his service records came to public attention only when relatives in Britain contacted World War One Veterans Association founder Dennis Goodwin after reading about a commemorative event attended by fellow veteran Henry Allingham.

 

 

Cause of Death: Old age

 

Born: September 21, 1900

 

Died: November 4, 2008

 

Location: Melbourne, Australia