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John William TUCK

Regimental number6809
Place of birthCorfe Castle, England
SchoolState School, Western Australia
Age on arrival in Australia11
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPainter's improver
AddressKatanning, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, William E Tuck, Katanning, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed with Cadet Forces
Enlistment date22 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 29 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death19
Place of burialSt Hilaire Cemetery Extension (Row B, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of W.E and Louisa M. TUCK. Native of Corfe Castle, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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