William Tucker

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William Tucker died in 1922 at Woodstock where he had been a resident for 40 years. He took part on the historic fight at the Eureka Stockade.[1]


A man who was in the Eureka Stockade, which made history in the early days of Australia, died at Woodstock on Tuesday. He was Mr William Tucker, who had reached the fine old age of 91 years. Up to the last year or so he was a wonderfully active man and a frequent visitor to Cowra. He was a native of Cornwall (England) but came to Australia when only a boy. He had been a resident of Woodstock for over 40 years. His wife predeceased him. A brother, of deceased is Mr. John Tucker, of Cowra, and there is another brothor at Carcoar. Members of deceased's family are — Frank (Sydney), Holman (Woodstock), Bert (Cowra), Charles (Woodstock), Mrs C. Pratt (Portland), Mrs. M. Place (Bexley), Mrs. D. Stokes (Carcoar), Mrs. G. Street (Woodstock).[2]


  1. Evening News, 5 July 1922.
  2. Young Witness, 08 July 1922.