Victor Arthur Alfred TUCKER


TUCKER, Victor Arthur Alfred

Service Number: 6839
Enlisted: 15 May 1916, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Sapper
Last Unit: 1st to 5th Divisional Signal Companies
Born: Mannanarie, South Australia, 27 March 1898
Home Town: Crystal Brook, Port Pirie City and Dists, South Australia
Schooling: Crystal Brook Public School
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Died of wounds, Rouen, France, 8 September 1918, aged 20 years
Cemetery: St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen
Block R, Plot 11,Row M, Grave 7 - Grave inscription: The dearly loved son of Mr & Mrs Tucker of Crystal Brook, SA, St Sever Cemetery Extension, Haute-Normandie, France
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Crystal Brook District WW1 Roll of Honour, Mannanarie Roll of Honor WW1
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World War 1 Service

15 May 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 6839, Adelaide, South Australia
7 Nov 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 6839, 10th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
7 Nov 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 6839, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Afric, Adelaide
25 Aug 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 6839, Gassed
8 Sep 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 6839, 1st to 5th Divisional Signal Companies, "The Last Hundred Days"

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William Henry Tucker and Emma (nee Robinson) Tucker of Crystal Brok, SA; brother of Harrold Thomas Willkins Robinson, Elsie Emma Pitt Robinson, Howard George Clark Robinson, Alice Maud Tucker, Ada Muriel Tucker, Ivy Ella May Tucker, Cyril Glanville Tucker MM who served with the 4th Australian Field Ambulance and returnned to Australia, Albert Percival Tucker, and Roy Mervin Vincent Tucker

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal