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Spencer Gordon TUCKER

Regimental number577
Place of birthCarcoar, New South Wales
SchoolCarcoar Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBoxhill, Carcoar, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Alfred Tucker, Boxhill, Carcoar, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name36th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/53/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 13 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 May 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death23.5
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialLondon Rifle Brigade Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 3), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Mary Ann TUCKER, 'Box Hill', Carcoar, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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