|Place of birth||Newcastle, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Hamilton, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Father, R J Tucker, Hamilton Hotel, Hamilton, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Holsworthy, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||13th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/30/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lance Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||13th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Taken on strength, 13th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 24 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 1 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 8 June 1916.
Admitted to 12th Australian Field Ambulance, 2 February 1917 (boils); transferred to 4th Division Rest Station, 3 February 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, 16 February 1917.
Apponted Lance Corporal, 7 April 1917.
Wounded in action, 11 April 1917 (gun shot wound, left hand), and admitted to 56th Casualty Clearing Station; to 1st General Hospital, Etretat, 13 April 1917; to England, 19 April 1917, and admitted to 1st Southern General Hospital, Birmingham, 20 April 1917. Discharged on furlough, 15 June 1917, to report to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 29 June 1917.
Admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 28 June 1917; discharged, 13 August 1917; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 47 days.
Marched in to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 13 September 917.
Marched in to No 4 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 24 October 1917.
Marched out to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 1 January 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Balmoral Castle', 1 February 1918; disembarked Sydney, 28 March 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 2 May 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, TUCKER James Alfred|