|Place of birth||Norwood, South Australia|
|School||Norwood Public School, South Australia|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Rose Park East, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||19|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Margaret Tucker, Grant Avenue, Rose Park East, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Served for 2 years in 79th Bn, Senior Cadets; transferred to 79th Bn, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.|
|Place of enlistment||Keswick, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||32nd Battalion, 1st Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/49/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||32nd Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Fleurbaix, France (Battle of Fromelles)|
|Age at death||20|
|Age at death from cemetery records||20|
|Place of burial||Fromelles (Pheasant Wood) Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row F, Grave No 6), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: James Douglas Percy and Margaret TUCKER, 146 Grant Avenue, Toorak, Adelaide, South Australia|
|Family/military connections||Brothers: 2749 Pte James Roland TUCKER, 50th Bn, died of wounds, 16 October 1917;  Lt Francis George TUCKER, 43rd Bn, returned to Australia, 9 January 1920.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Adelaide, 18 November 1915; disembarked Suez, 18 December 1915.
Taken on strength, B Company, Ismailia, 24 January 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 17 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.
Reported missing, 20 July 1916.
File (p. 7) bears notation: Identification disc received from Germany. No particulars were afforded except that soldier is deceased. To be reported KILLED IN ACTION 20/7/1916'.
Father wrote to base Records, 19 January 1917, seeking any information: 'I should be obliged if you could kindly let me know the present position from the Military point of view, the uncertainty being very wearing to the members of his family.'
Note on Red Cross File No 2790106: 'The above name appeared on German death list dated 4-11-16.'
Father wrote to Base Records, enclosing a copyof a letter from Australian Branch Red Cross Society, London, 15 December 1916, informing him that his son's name had been included on a German death list. Father wrote: 'Though reluctant to give trouble, our anxiety will, I am sure, be to you sufficient excuse [to seek further information].'
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory MedalOriginally listed as 'No Known Grave' and commemorated at V.C. Corner (Panel No 6), Australian Cemetery, Fromelles; subsequently (2010) identified, and interred in the Fromelles (Pheasant Wood) Military Cemetery, France.
|Sources||NAA: B2455, TUCKER William Charles
Red Cross file 2790106