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Charles William James  Tucker

Name on Board CW Tucker
Name on Service
Charles William James   Tucker
Enlistment Age 23
Occupation Bottle Blower
Place of Birth Newport, Vic
Next of Kin Henrietta Tucker
Address 77 North Road, Newport, Vic
Marital Status M
Enlistment Date 12/07/1915
Service No. 2461
Enlistment Place Melbourne, Vic
Embarkation Place Melbourne
Embarkation Date 29/09/1915
Embarkation Ship RMS Osterley
Unit on Embarkation 23rd Australian Infantry Battalion
Date of Death 28/07/1916
Unit on Death 23rd Australian Infantry Battalion
Rank on Death Private
Cause of Death KIA (previously reported missing)
Place of Wounding/
Pozieres, France (No known grave)
Cemetery or Memorial Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Additional Information Charles Tucker was killed on his 25th birthday. His brother, Arthur Henry Tucker (2766), died of wounds in France on 26 April 1918. Reported in Williamstown Chronicle: a third brother, Leading Seaman F A Tucker was serving in the North Sea and a fourth brother was serving at the Naval Depot. Daughter: Mavis Lorraine Tucker.
Additional References Williamstown Advertiser: Saturday 27 July 1918, p2 Australian War Memorial Photo P09945.001
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