LUKE Kelvin Victor

Service number V54672/ VX62793 Australian Army

Kelvin and Nancy lived in Kew and Balwyn. They had three children David John, Gregory and Jeanette. In the 1970’s they had a newsagency in Wendouree Victoria, followed by Strathmore. In later years Kelvin returned to signwriting and lived in Ballarat and then finally, Horsham.

Kelvin died on the 24 February 2003 and is interred at the Horsham Cemetery.

(Photograph courtesy of Billiongraves, lane6)

Name LUKE Kelvin Victor
Service Number V54672/ VX62793 Australian Army
Rank Private / Trooper
Unit 5 Battalion VSR/ 2/4 Australian Commando Squad
Conflict Second World War 1939-1945
Date of enlistment
9 August 1940 at Richmond Victoria

1 September 1941 at Royal Park Melbourne

Locality on Enlistment East Kew Victoria
Served TBC
Date of discharge ???
Medals awarded unknown
Born 16 March 1922 at Caulfield Victoria
Parents Victor Mason Luke and Nellie Elizabeth Merritt
Married Nancy Coffield in 1947 Melbourne Victoria
Occupation Signwriter