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Frederick George Tucker



  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frederick George AWMM
  • Surname
    Tucker AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    South African N/N AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1877 AWMM AshburtonCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Ashburton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Joshua Tucker (father), Ashburton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 17 February 1900 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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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
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, South Africa AWMM
    Wounded at Rhenoster Kop ( 29 November 1900) AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Post war returned to Ashburton and then settled in South Africa. Served in WWI in East and West Africa as a captain in the Imperial Forces. Described as fearless among wild animals. Retired in Durban , about 1950. As a young man was noted as a athlete and scientist. Was a freemason. Met Kitchener (Commander in Chief) at Burgersdorf.

    Auckland Museum Boer War "Sieges, Shrapnel and Scalpels" display. Display item is a quotation by F. Tucker AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    1962 AWMM
    Age 85 AWMM
    DurbanNatal AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Ashburton Guardian (24 October 1962) AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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