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Richard Henry TUCKER

Regimental number11901
Place of birthMoonee Ponds, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngineers supplies salesman
Address'Maldon', Matlock Street, East Camberwell, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, R H Tucker, 'Maldon', Matlock Street, East Camberwell, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 4, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 26 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialGordon Dump Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 7), Ovillers-La Boiselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
13
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard Henry and Elizabeth TUCKER, "Maldon", 8 Matlock Street, East Camberwell, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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