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John Frederick TUCKER

Regimental number2795
Place of birthCarlton Victoria
SchoolState School,
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressUpper Beaconsfield, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinA W Shorthouse, Upper Beaconsfield, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 September 1918
Place of death or woundingSomme Sector, France
Age at death24
Place of burialWoods Cemetery (Plot V, Row A, Grave No. 14), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
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