Michael (Mick) TUCKEY

TUCKEY, Michael

Service Number: 1467
Enlisted: 23 July 1915, Liverpool, New South Wales
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 1st Light Horse Regiment
Born: Coolah, New South Wales, 27 June 1896
Home Town: Coolah, Warrumbungle Shire, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Station hand/Boundary rider
Died: Killed in Action, Egypt, United Kingdom, 4 August 1916, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Kantara War Memorial Cemetery
Kantara War Memorial Cemetery, Suez Canal, Egypt, Lodge Hill Cemetery, Birmingham, West Midlands, England, United Kingdom
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Coolah Memorial School of Arts HR1
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World War 1 Service

23 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1467, Liverpool, New South Wales
4 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 1467, 1st Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '1' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Mashobra embarkation_ship_number: A47 public_note: ''
4 Oct 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 1467, 1st Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Mashobra, Sydney
4 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, 1467, 1st Light Horse Regiment, Battle of Romani, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 1467 awm_unit: 1 Light Horse Regiment awm_rank: Trooper awm_died_date: 1916-08-04

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"1467 Trooper Michael Tuckey... of the 1st Australian Light Horse Regiment. A boundary rider from Turill, NSW, Tpr Tuckey enlisted in July 1915 and embarked with the 1st Light Horse Regiment, 11th Reinforcements, later that year. Tpr Tuckey was killed in action on 4 August 1916 during the battle of Romani..." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)