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John Turrell TUCKER, Leading Aircraftman

John Turrell TUCKER, Leading Aircraftman

Male 1919 - 2009  (90 years)

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  • Name John Turrell TUCKER 
    Suffix Leading Aircraftman 
    Military Service 1939-46  WWII Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    SERVICE RECORD: RAAF(Leading Aircraftman) Enlisted 23 Jun 1942 at Adelaide SA, Locality of Enlistment, Strathalbyn SA, NOK (wife) Elsie Tucker nee Warner, Discharged 25 Feb 1946 from 102 Squadron, Max(i-6157) & George(i-6156) were in the Army. 
    Born 5 Jul 1919  Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Education c1920s  Finnis SA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Edna, Daphne, Thelma & George attended the Finnis Primary School, riding to & fro on horseback. When Max was ready for school their parents brought a horse-drawn vehicle and the children (later including the youngest, John) drove to school in Strathalbyn. Here they were able to buy the fresh bread needed to cut their daily lunches. (ref p83 of Rachel's section of the McDonald family history) 
    Military Service 21 Apr 1941  WWII Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    SERVICE RECORD;Australian Army (Trooper), discharge:18 machinegun regiment, NOK:father Walter Tucker, Enlisted 21 Apr 1941 at Woodside SA, Locality enlisted:Strathalbyn SA.  
    Military Service 1939-1945  WWII Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Enlisted:Woodside SA Service No:S9505 NOK: W Tucker Series Description:B884: Army Citizen Military Forces 
    Residence Peake SA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Murray Bridge SA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 23 Aug 2009  Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I-6147  Christina and Donald McLean
    Last Modified 31 Aug 2019 

    Father Walter George Ewen TUCKER,   b. 20 Feb 1879, Sandergrove SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1941  (Age 62 years) 
    Relationship -1996 
    Mother Mary Jane (Jinnie) NESS,   b. 2 Nov 1883, Encounter Bay SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1931  (Age 47 years) 
    Relationship -1996 
    Married 25 Mar 1908  Finnis SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Rev Rolfe was the marriage celebrant at 'Glenkeith' Finnis River SA
    Family ID F-1996  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elsie Mabel WARNER,   b. 21 Dec 1917, Clare SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 2007  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 2 Nov 1942  Murray Bridge SA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. BJ T
    +2. MG T
    Last Modified 11 Jan 2017 12:40:12 
    Family ID F-2027  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    0459 - Sandergrove school in ruins in 1973.jpg
    0459 - Sandergrove school in ruins in 1973.jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S-77] http//:www.ww2rolls.gov.au, 23 Jan 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      Nominal Roll service records

    2. [S-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au requires login, 23 Jan 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      BIRTH 1919 of John Turrell TUCKER and father:Walter George Ewen TUCKER, and mother:Mary Jane NESS at Strathalbyn SA Reg No41A/128

    3. [S-117] National Archive of Au War Records, 26 Aug 2019 Researcher Lorna Mclean.
      PRIMARY SOURCE IS NAA.COM.AU Secondary source on ancestry-free weekend (fathers day military records only),however the original source is NAA.COM.AU since it explains the closure of the SERIES as yet not released to OPEN at this point in time, since there is no access to the full file of a soldier.

    4. [S-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au requires login, 23 Jan 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      Death:Advertiser(Adelaide SA) of TUCKER,John Turrell
      No previous information or not evidenced. Futher research to generalise and validate accuracy.

    5. [S-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au requires login, https://www.genealogysa.org.au/user-details/product/uid-554285/coid-1/cid-2/request_data-%7B/quot;option-/quot;--/quot;com_search-/quot;,-/quot;Itemid-/quot;32-/quot;surname-/quot;steer-/quot;check-/quot;1-/quot;gname-/quot;lucy_doreen-/quot;year-/quot;-/quot;range-/quot;0-/quot;cusearch-/quot;Search-/quot;__utmc-/quot;175478836-/quot;__utmz-/quot;175478836_1509200000_157_3_utmcsr-google%7Cutmccn=(organic)%7Cutmcmd=organic%7Cutmctr=(not%20provided)/quot;a4bd3f58e9df756191d0f96ccbc0b1ee-/quot;e7015a7d200526083314a342d63ff4c5-/quot;__utma-/quot;175478836_1713450304_1501589010_1515944819_1515975714_353-/quot;%7D-.html, 16 Jan 2018 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      Walter George Ewen
      Groom Last Name: TUCKER
      Bride Given Name(s): Mary Jane
      Bride Last Name: NESS
      Marriage Date: 1908, March 25
      Marriage Place: Res of R J Ness Finniss
      Groom Age: 29
      Groom Approx. Birth Year: 1879
      Groom Marital Status: S
      Groom Father: Walter John TUCKER
      Bride Age: 24
      Bride Approx. Birth Year: 1884
      Bride Marital Status: S
      Bride Father Name: Robert John NESS
      District: Strathalbyn
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      Book/Page: 234/708