Lieutenant-Colonel F. A. G. TuckerPrint Page
A plaque placed by the 2/23rd Battalion Association commemorates their commanding officer from October 1943 to September 1945.
Lt/Col Tucker commanded the 2/23 Aust Infantry Battalion during the Finschhafen operation. His determined and resourceful leadership during the Satelberg campaign and the subsequent pursuit of the enemy to Sio, was in large measure responsible for the efficient role his battalion played.
|Address:||520 Kiewa Street, St Matthews Church, Albury, 2640|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -36.080045|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Event Start Date:||October-1943|
|Approx. Event End Date:||September-1945|
1940 - Albury`s Own -1945
This Plaque Was Placed Here By The
2/23rd Australian Infantry
Lt. Colonel F. A. G. Tucker, D.S.O., M.I.D., C.C., E.D.
Who Was Their Commanding Officer
October, 1943 To September, 1945
Sattleberg, Wareo (P.N.G.)
Lt. Colonel Tucker Also Served At Lae,
Finschafen, Tobruk And El Alamein.