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Lucas, James - Sergeant
LUCAS, JAMES -------- Sergeant
Son of Ezekiel and Flora Lucas; born April 13, 1887, Red-
dington, Jackson County, Ind. Farmer. Enlisted in U.S.
Regular Army July 17, 1915, Laredo, Tex. Served on the Mexi-
can Border; assigned to Company H, 9th Infantry. Went
overseas in September, 1917, and was killed in action June 6,
1918, Vaux, France. Buried at Vaux sur Somme, Somme,
France. Reported as the first man in Company H, 9th In-
fantry, to be killed in action.
Gold Star Honor Roll, A Record of the Indiana Men and Women who died in the service of the United States and the Allied Nations in the World War 1914-1918, published by the Indiana Historical Commission, 1921