1889. May 31. . Born at Partridge Green, Sussex
1891 census living with parents at 2 Becket Rd, West Tarring, Sussex
1901 census living with parents at George & Dragon, West Tarring, Sussex.
Educated at St Andrews Grammar School, Worthing
1911 census. He is living as a boarder at 277 Hither Green Lane, Lewisham
1914 August 29 Attested. His trade was "Assistant Motor Buyer". His address is Terringes, West Terring, Worthing,
1915 Jul 24. Lands in France with Royal Sussex Regt
1916 Jul 1. Wounded.
Transfers to Durham Light Infantry
1918 Jul 31.The undermentioned cadets to be temp. 2nd Lts. R. Sussex. Regt - Ernest William Henry Lucas. Sussex
1918 Jul/Sep married in Devonport, Devon to Gladys E. Minton
1920 Aug 17. Joined ADRIC with RIC no 72845, ADRIC no 292. Home address: 42 Fox Street, Shaldon, Tidworth. Posted to C Coy
1920 Nov 28 Killed in Kilmichael Ambush His address is given as Terringes, West Tarring, Sussex
Widow is Mrs G E Lucas, 42 Fore St, Shaldon, Teignmouth, Devon. She was awarded £4000 compensation
Those attending his funeral from the RIC were Burdge, Young (there were 8 Youngs in ADRIC)