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Tucker, Alan Robert Lloyd (1894-1914)

Sherborne School, UK, Book of Remembrance for former pupils who died in the First World War, 1914-1918.

 

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Credit: Sherborne School Archives, Abbey Road, Sherborne, Dorset, UK, DT9 3AP.

 

Details: Alan Robert Lloyd Tucker (1894-1914), Born 25 June 1894 at Ashburton, Devon. Only son of Colonel Robert Edward Tucker (solicitor, Lt.-Col. Commanding 2/5th Battalion, Devonshire Regiment, T.F.) and Annie Lloyd Tucker (nee Williams), of The Hall, Ashburton, Devon.

 

Attended Ashburton Grammar School, Devon.

 

Attended Sherborne School (The Green) September 1910-December 1912; Shooting VIII team 1911, 1912; House running and gym colours.

 

Attended Sandhurst.

 

WW1, Gazetted 2nd Lieutenant, Indian Army on 8 August 1914; subsequently attached to the Royal Warwickshire Regiment, 2nd Battalion. Went to France with a draught of sixty men on 21 November 1914. Killed in a night attack on the German trenches near Fleurbaix on his third night in the firing line, 18 December 1914.

 

Commemorated at:

Ploegsteert Memorial, Panel 2 and 3 www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/866596/TUCKER,%20ALAN...

 

Ashburton War Memorial www.ashburton.org/war_memorial.htm.

 

Sherborne School: War Memorial Staircase; Book of Remembrance; The Green roll of honour. Col. R.E. Tucker donated £1.1s. towards the Sherborne School War Memorial in memory of his son, 2nd Lieut. A.R.L. Tucker.

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