TUCKER, GEORGE FREDERICK

Birthdate
Birthplace
New Liskeard, Temiskaming Shores, Ontario, Canada
Age
26
Parents
Son of Wilfred Graham and Agnes Tucker of New Liskeard, Ontario, Canada
Religion
Presbyterian
Occupation
Bank clerk
Service number
B/127725
Engagement
1942-10-01, Prince George, British Columbia, Canada
Disembarked
1944-07-30, France
Date of death
1944-10-27
Died
Netherlands, Killed in action
Force
Rank
Awards
Queen's Own Rifles of Canada, R.C.I.C.
Plot 2 | Row D | Grave 7

"THE LORD IS MY SHEPHERD; I SHALL NOT WANT"

Military grave
Additional info

Promoted to the rank of A/Sgt on May 11, 1943.

Confirmed in the rank of Sergeant on August 12, 1943.

Qualified "Distinguished" Chem. Warfare Course No.968 on March 17, 1944.

Overseas on May 26, 1944.

Assigned to the Queen's Own Rifles of Canda on July 26, 1944.

Killed in action during the liberation of Oostburg, Netherlands.

The Queen's Own Rifles war diary reports on October 27, 1944:
OOSTBURG, Netherlands 04021125 (Nieuwstraat, Oostburg)

Reveille – Cloudy and cool with fair wind.

1515 One P.O.W. From 301 FLAK bn, brought in by “D” Coy. He had been left behind to listen fro “PANZERWAGENS” and had been cut off. He produced a mouth organ and gave us an organ recital which was quite good but fate in the shape of Bde PW Cage at last took him from us.

1600 “A” Coy moved ahead.

1800 24 PW’s brought in by “A” Coy and 29 by “B”

2000 O Gp at Bde.

2339 O Gp at BnHQ. Our Arty and Mortars were busy all night.

TUCKER, GEORGE FREDERICK - Queen's Own Rifles
SOURCE: VETERANS AFFAIRS CANADA
Military Graves Queen's Own Rifles, Dunnepolder, Zeeland, Netherlands.
Military Graves Queen's Own Rifles, Dunnepolder, Zeeland, Netherlands.