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Regimental number1072
Date of birth1 November 1885
Place of birthViolet Town, Victoria
OccupationSurvey hand
AddressFrenchay, Victoria Park East, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMother, Mrs Maria Tuckett, Frenchay, Victoria Park East, Western Australia
Enlistment date31 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 6 June 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: 49th Battalion
Promotion date: 22 November 1916

FateKilled in Action 24 November 1916
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialBulls Road Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 16), Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred Curtis and Maria TUCKETT, Rutland Avenue, Victoria Park, Western Australia. Native of Violet Town, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: Lt Francis Curtis TUCKETT MC, 3rd Divisional Signal Company, killed in action, 14 October 1917; Captain Lewis TUCKETT MC MM, 4th Divisional Signal Company, returned to Australia, 4 June 1919; Nephew: 10854 Sapper Francis Curtis TUCKETT MM, 3rd Divisional Signal Company, returned to Australia, 15 September 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Taken on strength, 2nd Pioneer Bn, 19 May 1916; 52nd Bn, 18 November 1916; 49th Bn, 19 November 1916. Commissioned, 22 November 1916.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsFull name: Phillip Samuel TUCKETT

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