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Horace Stewart TUCKER

Regimental number2814
Place of birthBirdwood, South Australia
SchoolBirdwood Public School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressMannum, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Samuel Tucker, Mannum, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollMachine Gun Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death20.5
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 13), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
1709
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Mary Matilda TUCKER, 73 Frederick Street, Maylands, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 464 Lance Corporal Rupert George TUCKER, 3rd Machine Gun Bn, died of wounds, 12 October 1917; 1186 Pte Norman Samuel TUCKER, 3rd Field Ambulance, returned to Australia, 3 October 1918.

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