Charles Tucker

Charles Tucker

Male 1882 - 1953  (70 years)

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  • Name Charles Tucker 
    Born 06 Aug 1882  Swindon, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Date of birth taken from his enlistment papers in the Canadian Army on 18 Sept 1914.
    Gender Male 
    Military Service 18 Feb 1901  Swindon, Wiltshire England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Charles Tucker Enlisted in the British Army 18 February 1901 and served until transferred into the Army reserve on 10 Mar 1909. See attached service record for full details. 
    British Military Service Record - Charles Tucker
    British Military Service Record - Charles Tucker
    Charles Tucker enlisted in the Corps of Hussars of the Line, 18 February 1901 at Swindon, Wiltshire England, he transferred to The Royal Regiment of Artillery, Royal Garrison Artillery 22 Feb 1901. He served in the Royal Garrison Artillery until 10 Mar 1909 where upon he transferred to the Army reserve. He served in Bermuda and India.
    The Company's of the Royal Garrison Artillery
    The Company's of the Royal Garrison Artillery
    List of the Company's of the Royal Garrison Artillery.
    Military Posting 29 Mar 1901  Bermuda, West Indies Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    On 29 March 1901, Charles was posted to No. 3 Coy, Royal Garrison Artillery. No. 3 Company was located in Bermuda, West Indies. 
    Military Posting 20 Sep 1901  Malta Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Charles was posted to No. 19 Company, Royal Garrison Artillery, 20 September 1901. No.19 Company was located at Malta. 
    Military Posting 1 Nov 1901  Bombay, India Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Charles was posted to No. 79 Company, Royal Garrison Artillery, 01 November 1901. No. 79 Company was part of the 6th (Poona) Division, Bombay, India. He remained in India for 7 years until he returned to England and Transferred to the Army Reserve on 10 March 1909. 
    Military Posting 10 Mar 1909  Devizes, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Charles completed his time with the Colours and transferred to the Army Reserve in accordance with his Enlistment Conditions. 
    Military Honours 1919  Edmonton, Alberta Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Charles was awarded the following decorations for his service in the Canadian expeditionary Force during World War 1.
    War Service Badge Class "A" No. 237792
    1914 - 1915 Star
    British War Medal
    Victory Medal (1914 - 1918) 
    Canadian War Service Badge Class 'A'
    Canadian War Service Badge Class "A"
    Final CEF Award Criteria

    1. Members of the Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) who served at the front and had retired or relinquished their commissions, been honourably discharged, or returned to or retained in Canada on duty.
    2. Members of the Imperial Forces, subject to the same conditions as members of the CEF, provided they were Canadian residents on the 4th day of August, 1914, and had returned to reside in Canada.

    Ex-members of the RAF who served only in England were also eligible for the badge if they had been "actively engaged with the enemy whilst on the strength of an operational unit in Great Britain." (National Archives of Canada, RG24, Vol. 1764, File DHS 12-3, "Circular Letter No. 50, October16, 1919. Issue of Class "A" War service Badge Ex-member of the Royal Air Force who served only in England.")
    Description

    The Initial CEF issue is a bronze button 14/16 inches (22 mm) in diameter with a screwback fitting; the outside a circle with the words FOR SERVICE AT THE FRONT above and . . + . . below; the centre an enamel Union Jack in the form of a Tudor shield on a pebbled ground; this is surmounted by C.P.F. (Canadian Patriotic Fund); the reverse with stamped serial number. On a subsequent issue of the badge, C.P.F. was replaced with CEF (Canadian Expeditionary Force).
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    War Service 1914 - 1919  World War I Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Canadian Over seas Expeditionary Force 
    The Canadian Army Military Service Record World War I for Charles Tucker
    The Canadian Army Military Service Record World War I for Charles Tucker
    Charles Tucker's Canadian Military Service Record
    Died 30 Jan 1953  Strathcona County, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Date of death taken from notation on Military service records.
    Buried 31 Jan 1953  Clover Bar Cemetery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • Charles is buried beside Susan at Clover Bar Cemetery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. His grave is located in Section 0E, Block 0003, Plot 0012. [10]
    Burial Record - Charles Tucker
    Burial Record - Charles Tucker
    Charles Tucker was buried 31 January 1953 at Clover Bar Cemetery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. His Grave is located in Section 0E, Block 0003, Plot 0012.
    Headstone - Charles and Susan Tucker (n. Tull)
    Headstone - Charles and Susan Tucker (n. Tull)
    Charles and Susan Tucker (n. Tull) are buried at the Clover Bar Cemetery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
    Take note that Charles's birth year is incorrect on this headstone. Charles was born 06 August 1882 not 1883.

    Plot: Section 0E, Block 0003, Plot 0013
    Clover Bar Cemetery, Edmonton, Alberta,Canada
    Clover Bar Cemetery, Edmonton, Alberta,Canada
    The Entrance Gates to Clover Bar Cemetery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Person ID I0151  Tucker Family Tree | The descendants of James Tucker, Wait Family Tree
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2015 

    Father John Tucker,   b. 24 Aug 1846, Liddington Wick, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1907, GWR Works Swindon, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Wait,   b. 1848, Wanborough, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1930, Purley Cottage, Liddington, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 26 Oct 1872  All Saints Church, Liddington, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Church of All Saints, Liddington, Wiltshire England, Marriage Register - John Tucker and Elizabeth Wait
    Church of All Saints, Liddington, Wiltshire England, Marriage Register - John Tucker and Elizabeth Wait
    John Tucker married Elizabeth Wait 26th October 1872.
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Family ID F0048  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susan Tull,   b. 26 Apr 1881, Swindon, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1954, Strathcona County, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 22 Jan 1921  Swindon, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage Transcription - Charles Tucker and Susan Tull
    Marriage Transcription - Charles Tucker and Susan Tull
    Charles Tucker and Susan Tull married first Quarter 1921 at Swindon Wiltshire, England. Vol 5A, page 5
    Children 
    +1. Florence Ellen Tucker,   b. 30 Jul 1923, Strathcona County, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 2014, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)  [Birth]
    Documents
    Marriage Registration - Charles Tucker and Susan Tull
    Marriage Registration - Charles Tucker and Susan Tull
    Charles Tucker and Susan Tull's marriage was registered in the First Quarter 1921 Vol 5a Page 5
    Last Modified 27 Jun 2015 
    Family ID F3758  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 06 Aug 1882 - Swindon, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Posting - On 29 March 1901, Charles was posted to No. 3 Coy, Royal Garrison Artillery. No. 3 Company was located in Bermuda, West Indies. - 29 Mar 1901 - Bermuda, West Indies Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Posting - Charles was posted to No. 19 Company, Royal Garrison Artillery, 20 September 1901. No.19 Company was located at Malta. - 20 Sep 1901 - Malta Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Posting - Charles was posted to No. 79 Company, Royal Garrison Artillery, 01 November 1901. No. 79 Company was part of the 6th (Poona) Division, Bombay, India. He remained in India for 7 years until he returned to England and Transferred to the Army Reserve on 10 March 1909. - 1 Nov 1901 - Bombay, India Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Posting - Charles completed his time with the Colours and transferred to the Army Reserve in accordance with his Enlistment Conditions. - 10 Mar 1909 - Devizes, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Jan 1921 - Swindon, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Jan 1953 - Strathcona County, Alberta, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 31 Jan 1953 - Clover Bar Cemetery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Charles Tucker
    Charles Tucker
    Charles Tucker - Son of John and Elizabeth Tucker
    Charles Tucker, Susan Tucker (n. Tully), Florence Ellen Tucker
    Charles Tucker, Susan Tucker (n. Tully), Florence Ellen Tucker
    Photo of Charles Tucker (back), Susan Tucker (front left) and Florence Ellen Tucker (front right)
    Florence Ellen Tucker - Wedding
    Florence Ellen Tucker - Wedding
    This photo is taken at Florence's wedding, left to right, Florence Ellen Tucker, her father Charles, Tucker, unknown male.

    Documents
    extractof 1871 and 1891 English Census
    extractof 1871 and 1891 English Census
    Extract of 1871 and 1891 Englis Census.
    1871 Census featuring Edmund and Rebecca Tucker and family.
    1891 Census Featuring John and Elizabeth Tucker and family.
    1911 Census of England and Wales showing Elizabeth Tucker and family
    1911 Census of England and Wales showing Elizabeth Tucker and family
    Elizabeth Tucker (nee Waite), William John Tucker, Florence Ellen Tucker, Charles Tucker, Ernest Tucker and Walter Tucker all appear on this census form.

  • Sources 
    1. [S352] Library and Archives Canada, 2 (Reliability: 2), 31 Jan 1953.
      See attached Military Service Record - page 2, Date of Birth 6th August 1882.

    2. [S83] Britsh Military Service Records - Army, 1 - 4 (Reliability: 3), 18 Feb 1901.
      See attached Military Service Record.

    3. [S83] Britsh Military Service Records - Army, 3 (Reliability: 3), 29 Mar 1901.
      See page 3 of attached Military Service Record.

    4. [S83] Britsh Military Service Records - Army, 3 (Reliability: 3), 20 Sep 1901.
      See page 3 of attached Military Service Record.

    5. [S83] Britsh Military Service Records - Army, 3 (Reliability: 2), 1 Jan 1902.
      See page 3, attached British Military Service Record.

    6. [S83] Britsh Military Service Records - Army, 3 (Reliability: 3), 10 Mar 1909.
      Transferred to Army Reserve 10 March 1909.

    7. [S355] Veteran Affairs Canada (Reliability: 3), 1919.
      See attached Military Service Document and attached decorations.

    8. [S352] Library and Archives Canada (Reliability: 3), 18 Sep 1914.
      See attached WW1 Military Service Record.

    9. [S352] Library and Archives Canada, 1 (Reliability: 3).
      See page 1 of his military Service Record. Notation on front page deceased 31-1-53.

    10. [S354] The City of Edmonton (Reliability: 3), 31 Jan 1953.
      Charles Tucker buried 31 Jan 1953, Clover Bar Cemetery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. His grave is located in Section 0E, Block 0003, Plot 0012.

    11. [S101] Headstone Inscription (Reliability: 3), 25 Jun 2015.
      See attached photo of headstone.


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