|NAME||Tucker||Charles Albert Richard|
1st Buffs (Royal East Kent Regt)
March – April 1941
|METHOD OF DEPARTURE
|Possibly captured/surrendered Kalamata 29 April|
Presumed Corinth & Salonika
|IN OCCUPIED EUROPE
Stalag XVIIIA, Wolfsberg;
Arbkdo 939/GW, Unzmarkt;
Source; family correspondence
“Whilst in Alexandria, Egypt, he met up with his brother, William Tucker, who served in the Royal Navy. On the 10th January 1941, William Tucker (c/j115096) was killed on board HMS Gallant
He did mention to my mother that after capture, his route from Greece to Austria was via the Brenner Pass, Italy.
Charles died at Pinderfields Hospital, Wakefield, West Yorkshire in 1981.
My grandfather married Audrey Hindmarch in 1952. Her father Percy Heron Hindmarch served with the Royal Navy during World War 1 and World War 2. During WW2 served on landing ship LST214, in Normandy, North Africa and Italy.”