Luke was born on 8 January 1897, in Norton. He had a twin brother, Thomas. Their parents were John and Sarah Jones. John was born in Preston-on-the-Hill in 1866 and worked as a Ship Canal Warehouseman. Sarah was born in Kingsley in 1870.
Luke had another brother, Leonard, born c1895 and a sister, Dorothy, born 1900. The family lived on Canalside and were educated at Daresbury School.
Luke enlisted into the 75th Brigade RFA, service number 247854. He was a gunner.
In 1918, he was registered as an absent voter, so still in the army. His address was given as Pepper Street.
Luke died on 31July 1932, aged 35 years.