Auckland Museum - Collections Online

Predicate Object 13 Jan 2004 2004-01-13T00:00:00.000Z 2004-01-13T00:00:00.000Z 2004.5.12 Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 2004.5.12 2004-01-14T00:00:00.000Z 1 2020-12-21T00:26:41.596Z Rafah 70 World War 1/wars casualties/wars Memorial Plaque in memory of Private Frederick Tucker Served WW1, service no 50113, Egyptian Expeditionary Force (1917-1918) Killed in action by a sniper, 1 April 1918, Palestine, aged 45 years; Memorial Name: Jerusalem Memorial, Israel. 50113 Trooper Frederick Tucker, 2nd Squadron Wellington Mounted Rifles, son of Edward and Sarah Ellen Tucker of Island Bay Wellington was born on 14 October 1872. A married man with one child he enlisted in 1917, commencing duty on 3 November, and embarking with the 29th Reinforcements on 13 November 1917, on SS Tofua. He served in Palestine where he was killed by a sniper on 1 April 1918. Memorial Plaque, WW1 Commemorating the death of 50113 Trooper Frederick Tucker, Wellington Mounted Rifles, "He died for freedom and honour", killed in action 1 April 1918 large bronze medallion, 120mm diameter, pierced at top edge obverse: Britannia standing holding wreath over tablet on which is inscribed the name of the deceased: FREDERICK / TUCKER, legend around: HE DIED FOR FREEDOM AND HONOUR, the British lion is standing right, branch of oak to right, in exergue: the British lion vanquishing the German eagle medal, commemorative
  • Set the Accept header to application/ld+json to get JSON-LD for this subject
  • Set the Accept header to application/json to get simple JSON representation for this subject