Sidney Ivor Luck

Alias Sydney Ivor Luck (AIF service); Jewish name: Srool Itsek Luck

Born 16.03.1887

Place Zamosc, Lublin, Poland

Ethnic origin Jewish

Religion Jewish

Mother Pesia Luck


Wife Isobel Gertrude Luck (nee Warnock), married 1919 in Glasgow, daughter Ann Vivien Francis Luck

Residence before arrival at Australia Left Russia with parents when he was young, lived in London, graduated from the Royal School of Mines, South Kensington and the University of London, was sent to Broken Hill by the Institution of Mining Metallurgy

Arrived at Australia
from England
on 1.03.1912
per Grosser Kurfurst
disembarked at Adelaide

Residence before enlistment Broken Hill, NSW

Occupation 1914 surveyor

Service 1
service number 1148
enlisted 28.08.1914
POE Morphettville, SA
unit 1st Australian Stationary Hospital (Army Medical Corps)
rank Private, Corporal, Lance Sergeant
place Gallipoli, 1915
discharged 22.07.1916 in England

Service 2 (British Army)
enlisted 1916
unit Royal Engineers, Chatham
rank 2nd Lieut., Captain, O.B.E.
place Salonica 30.09.1916-4.01.1919, Constantinople 5.01.1919-18.02.1919
discharged 1919

Naturalisation 1914

Residence after the war London

Died 28.11.1954, London


Digitised naturalisation (NAA)

Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Sidney I. Luck, Observation in Russia, London : MacMillan and Co. , 1938 (Diary of a member of the British eclipse expedition to Omsk, 1936)

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Newspaper articles

Welcome Home. - Barrier Miner, Broken Hill, 31 July 1919, p. 1.