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Eric Claude Tucker

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Eric Claude AWMM
  • Surname
    Tucker AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    14886 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    24 September 1890 AWMM CliveHawkes Bay AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 7 March 1916 AWMM Murdoch Road, Hastings, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs S.A. Tucker (mother), West Clive, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 26 June 1916 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 5 1/2 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      9 stone 10 pounds AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      fair AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      grey AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      light brown AWMM
    • Other, Unknown Period AWMM
      bad condition of teeth AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Admitted 3rd General Hospital and 2nd General Hospital AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      On 20 June 1917 he was treated for contusions in London. AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      On [8/12] June 1917 he was admitted to a Convalescent Depot in Northern France with shellshock, wounded, contusions. AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      He was admitted to hospital in France from 18-26 June 1917 with shell contusions. AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Eric Tucker was the son of Sarah Ann Tucker of West Clive, Napier and the late Joseph Tucker.

    Upon enlistment, Eric Tucker was initially declared unfit unless his teeth were attended to.

    He was listed Absent Without Leave on the following occasions: 24 April 1916, 12 September 1916, 24 February 1917, 3 April 1917, and 27 May 1917. He was also listed as late or absent from parade on 8 May 1917 and 10 May 1917. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 October 1917 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    PasschendaeleYpres AWMM
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  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM

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Sources

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