Leonard Cecil TUCKER

Regimental number4894
Place of birthNorwood, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressLameroo, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31.5
Height5' 2.5"
Weight110 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs E Tucker, Lameroo, South Australia
Previous military serviceMember, Port Adelaide Rifle Rifle Club; previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account of height.
Enlistment date12 November 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 9 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Bakery
FateReturned to Australia 19 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date19 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia, 19 April 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 19 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death26 January 1954
Age at death68
Place of burialBerri Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, TUCKER Leonard Cecil