Alick Anderson

Male 1896 -


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  • Name Alick Anderson 
    Born 13 Aug 1896  Cookes Plain, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Notes 
    • Alick was educated at the local school. He excelled at sports and won many cups and medals for rowing, cricket and football. He used to ride a push bike from Adelaide to Victor Harbour for a day trip!
      He put his age forward 2 years to join the army when he was 16 (World War I) and served in the first 10th Battalion. He was left for dead on the battle field at Ypres but survived. he was invalided to England and when he recovered he returned to the front again. He came home in 1918.
      He bought land out at Meningie for sheep and crops. He was burnt out by picnickers and no insurance covered him. He bought a shop in Tailem Bend, South Australia (which he later gave to his sister Clara, her husband and family when they were in difficulties) and catered for social functions.
      He joined the railways, gained more education and rejoined the Army in WWII (second 10th Battalion). He was vaccinated with a dirty needle and spent a long spell in hospital, leaving with a duodenal ulcer. He was stationed in the Northern Territory and Queensland, prior to going to Japan.
      He used to race greyhounds and was a member of the I.O.O.F Lodge. He was a keen gardener and reader and loved children. He was a football, cricket and horse-racing enthusiast. (The Tucker Family in Australia, 1992)
    Person ID I3585  Tucker Family Tree | The descendants of James Tucker
    Last Modified 2 Mar 2007 

    Father Robert Anderson 
    Mother Sarah Broadbridge 
    Family ID F1087  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Edna Mary May Tucker,   b. 29 Apr 1909, Balaklava, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1989  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 1 Jan 1945  Church of Christ, Balaklava, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. R. Anderson
     2. R.J. Anderson
    Family ID F1086  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Jan 1945 - Church of Christ, Balaklava, South Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
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