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William B. Tucker


4th Field Artillery Brigade

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Fraxinus Pennsylvanica
  • Planted By: L. Praetz
  • Plaque: 2379

Additional Info

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William Bosley Tucker was born in Ballarat, Victoria, was single and an Assayer when he enlisted with the Field Artillery Brigade 4, Battery 12 on 30 September 1915 at the age of 35. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 18 November 1915. He transferred to Base as a Storeman on 7 April 1916, where he remained until 28 October, when he was transferred to the Australian General Base Depot at Etaples. On 5 September 1918 he was wounded in action with a gunshot wound to the left shoulder and back, resulting in his being invalided to the UK. He returned to Australia 2 January 1919.
Tree No. 2379

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour