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Luce, P J

Guards' Cemetery, Lesboeufs

Guards' Cemetery, Lesboeufs, near Albert.

Eldest son of Philip and the late Jane Luce of Oxford Cottage, St Ouen, Jersey
One of two brothers who both fell within 2 months. Brother of Cpl. Edward Luce

Killed in action, aged 32 years.

NEWS ITEM in Jersey Evening Post of Saturday 28 July 1917

Roll of Honour. It will be remembered that some little time ago one of the sons of Mr Philip Luce of Oxford Cottage, St Ouens was killed in action and the family will have the sympathy of all our readers when we state that the eldest son, Sapper P J Luce of the Royal Engineers, has now been called upon to make the supreme sacrifice. This soldier, who was 32, had served in the Army for several years and was a most efficient soldier held in the highest respect by all. We offer our sincere condolences to the bereaved relatives.

Picture courtesy of Mike & Rosemarie Thomas

Philip John Luce

Sapper Philip John Luce
2nd Field Company, Royal Engineers

Notice of Death appears in Jersey Evening Post of Saturday 28 July 1917

Commonwealth War Graves Commission Record