The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Tucker
First Name:
William John
Nick Name:
Jack
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX7484
Company:
Headquarters Company
Enlisted:
6.08.1940
Discharged:
12.12.1946
DOB:
4.09.1918
Place of Birth:
Northam, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Robert Henry Tucker
Mothers's Name:
Jean Maxwell Tucker (nee Irvine)
Religion:
Methodist
Pre-war Occupation:
Labourer
Memorial:
Epitaph, Labuan Memorial, Panel 19, Age 38.
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi, River Valley Road Transit Camp
Force:
‘A’ Force Burma, Green Force, No. 3 Battalion
Camps Thailand:
Tamarkan
Camps Burma:
Victoria Point, Kendau 4.8km, Thetkaw, Meiloe, Augganaung
POW#:
3074
Japan:
Rakuyo Maru Party, Kumi No. 37
Cause of Death:
Lost at Sea
Place of Death:
South China Sea
Date of Death:
12.09.1944

General Description

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Above HQ Company – Jack Tucker is standing 3rd from Right.

See Gallery Lubuan Memorial

Read about ‘A’ Force Burma, Green Force No. 3 Battalion

Height 5′ 10″

TUCKER, Private, WILLIAM JOHN, WX7484, A.I.F. 2/4 M.G. Bn., Australian Infantry. 12 September 1944. Age 38. Son of Jean Maxwell Tucker; husband of Susie Sarah Tucker, of Bassendean, Western Australia. Panel 19.

Labuan Memorial, Malaysia

 

Tucker

 

Tucker W J

 

 

Jack Tucker married about 1940 to Susie Sarah Hammerquist, who died in 1974 aged 83 years.

Camp Locations:

  • River Valley Road Camp - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Tamarkan, Tha Makham 56k - Thailand
  • Aungganaung,105Kilo - Burma
  • Kendau, Kandaw, 4 Kilo - Burma
  • Meilo, 75 Kilo, 340k - Burma
  • Saigon - French Indo China
  • Victoria Point, Kawthoung - Burma. \'A\' Force, Green Force No. 3 Btn
  • Thetkaw 14 Kilo - Burma
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