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Leslie R Tucker


2nd Field Ambulance

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Fraxinus Pennsylvanica
  • Planted By: L. Gerrett
  • Plaque: 2377

Additional Info

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Leslie Robert Tucker was born in Ballarat, Victoria, was single and a student when he enlisted with the 2nd Field Ambulance, Section C on 29 January 1915 at the age of 22. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 4 June 1915. Whilst overseas in France he returned to England, suffering from Trench Feet, re-joining his unit in France on 2 June 1917. Other than this it seems his tour of service was without major incident, illness or injury, and he returned home to Australia on 10 April 1919 as part of the Nursing Staff.
Tree No. 2377

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour