Arthur Harold TUCKER

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TUCKER, Arthur Harold

Service Number: 3009
Enlisted: 25 April 1916, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 3rd Light Horse Regiment
Born: Strathalbyn, South Australia, 1 June 1886
Home Town: Strathalbyn, Alexandrina, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Chest wounds, 77th Casualty Clearing Station, Palestine, 22 December 1917, aged 31 years
Cemetery: Ramleh War Cemetery, Israel
Row M, Grave 49, Ramleh War Cemetery, Ramla, Israel
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Strathalbyn District Roll of Honor WW1, Strathalbyn War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

25 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3009, Adelaide, South Australia
9 Oct 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3009, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
9 Oct 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3009, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Clan MacEwen, Melbourne
20 Apr 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 3009, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, Battles of Gaza , GSW (right leg)
22 Dec 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 3009, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, 2nd occasion - Shell wound (chest)

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Walter John Tucker and Annie Tucker nee McDonald of 'Lake View', Strathalbyn, SA.

Brother of Annie Jeffreys Tucker, Caroline Jane Tucker, Rachel Maud Tucker, John Stewart Tucker, Hubert LLewellyn Tucker, Maurice Leslie Tucker, Maurice Hugh Tucker, William John Tucker, Walter George Ewen Tucker, Lucy Hanham Tucker and Edward Lionel Tucker

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Member of the Strathalbyn Rifle Club for 6 years