|Place of birth||London England|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||26|
|Next of kin||Father, H E Tuson, 166 Trafalgar Road, East Greenwich, London, England|
|Rank on enlistment||Corporal|
|Unit name||13th Battalion, E Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/30/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||45th Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
Mention in Despatches
Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).
|Fate||Returned to Australia
'For exceptional bravery and coolness shown by him on the night of 2nd and 3rd May, 1915, when serving as a Corporal in "D" Company, 13th Battalion A.I.F. The Battalion was taking part in a night attack on that date, when, coming under heavy fire and it being impossible to advance further, orders were given to dig in and hold on. The Platoon Commander and Sergeant being both wounded, Corporal TUSON took the platoon in hand and was instrumental in holding an important part of the line.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Appointed Sergeant, 15 May 1915; CQMS, 11 June 1915; CSM, 20 June 1915; RSM, 4 March 1916.
Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal~
|Date of death|
|Place of burial||Victoria Cemetery, British Columbia, Canada|