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Alfred Francis Tucker was born in Ballarat, Victoria, was single and a Labourer when he enlisted with the 10th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement on 27 May 1915 at the age of 28. His unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 2 September 1915. He was admitted to hospital for mumps in December 1915, rejoining his unit two weeks later on Christmas Day. In July 1916 he transferred to the 50th Battalion in France. On 16 August 1916 he was reported as wounded in action having suffered a gunshot wound to the left leg and was taken as a prisoner of war into Germany. He was returned after the signing of the armistice and returned home to Australia on 6 September 1919.
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