Tucker, W E
WILLIAM EDWARD TUCKER
Remembered with honour Vimy Memorial.
He attested 16 October 1915 at Edmonton, Alberta: a farmer aged 33, unmarried, 6’1″ tall, C of E; his next-of-kin was his mother of Edmonton. He was killed in action on the Somme.
Son of William Hodgson and Frances Jane (nee DALLYN) TUCKER of South Edmonton.
His parents married 13 March 1881 at West Hackney Parish Church, London.
William was born 14 March 1882 in the Barnstable, Devon, district, and attended Watford Grammar School from March 1894 to December 1896. He sailed from Liverpool to Halifax, Nova Scotia, 2 April 1903 on the Allen Line Tunisian, a labourer aged 21.
On the 1891 Census, a scholar aged 9 he lived in Bushey, Herts, with his parents and three siblings. On the 1901 Census, a salesman in the furnishing trade aged 19, he still lived in Bushey, with his parents and three siblings. On the 1911 Canadian Census, a farmer aged 28 he lived in Saskatchewan.
Unit"C" Company, 10th Battalion, Alberta Regiment
Date of death26/09/1916
Age at death34
Place of death
- 1st S.W. Herts Scout Troop [in St Mary's Parish Church Watford] (4)
- Abbot's Langley Herts War Memorial (17)
- Aldbury Herts War Memorial (1)
- Aldenham Herts War Memorial (located in Letchmore Heath Herts) (8)
- All Saints Church Croxley Green Herts (12)
- All Saints Church Harrow Weald Middx (2)
- All Saints Church Hertford (1)
- All Saints Church King's Langley Herts (1)
- All Saints Church Leavesden Herts (31)
- All Saints Church Witham Essex (3)