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Photos and Documents from the Collection of

Frank Tucker

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Patrick Francis (Frank) Tucker, Tel, V44346, RCNVR

 

Born: 18 Jul 1922   Crossed the Bar: 27 Jun 2015

 

Served in LCI(L) 249 & LCI(L) 266

 

Photo: Frank Tucker, from the collection of Frank Tucker

Courtesy of Joe Phelan

Certificate of Service - Patrick Francis Tucker, Tel, V44346

Courtesy of Joe Phelan

Naval Training and Active Service Record - Patrick Francis Tucker, Tel, V44346

Courtesy of Joe Phelan

Document showing that Frank Tucker volunteered for service in the Pacific for the duration of hostilities, 23 May 1945

Courtesy of Joe Phelan

Patrick Francis Tucker, Passing Certificate, Educational Test 1, RCN, 05 Jan 1943

Courtesy of Joe Phelan

Letter from DND Naval Service indicating documentation provided to Frank Tucker on release to assist in transition to civilian life.

Courtesy of Joe Phelan

Pre-Enlistment History and Service History, Patrick Francis Tucker

Courtesy of Joe Phelan

Letter directing Patrick Francis Tucker to report for active service

Courtesy of Joe Phelan

Naval Pay and Identity Book - Frank Tucker

 

           

 

Courtesy of Joe Phelan

War souvenirs of Frank Tucker

The badge on the left is given to soldiers or their families for being wounded or killed in battle. The badge on the right is a German Army cloth cap badge.

Courtesy of Joe Phelan

French currency - a souvenir of Franks wartime service

Courtesy of Joe Phelan

Unknown vessel, Utah Beach, Normandy, 1944

Courtesy of Joe Phelan

Utah Beach, Normandy, 1944

Courtesy of Joe Phelan

LST loading German POWs, Utah Beach, Normandy, 1944

Courtesy of Joe Phelan


The Invasion Fleet crossing the English Channel, D-Day, 06 Jun 1944

DND/RCN photo

Courtesy of Joe Phelan

France, British Sector, June 1944

DND/RCN photo

Courtesy of Joe Phelan

Webmaster's note: Maybe someone can identify the sailors in the bottom right of this photo

Jack Griffin, HMCS York, Dec 1942

Courtesy of Joe Phelan

Sig Willcox in front of the "Pavilion", Bournemouth, England Aug 44

Courtesy of Joe Phelan

Unknown sailors, possibly on LCI(L) 266 or LCI(L) 249

Courtesy of Joe Phelan

Friends of Frank Tucker - names not known

Courtesy of Joe Phelan

Unknown Sailor

Courtesy of Joe Phelan

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Unknown sailor, possibly on LCI(L) 266 or LCI(L) 249

Courtesy of Joe Phelan

US Army trucks on LC 761, Calshot, England, 1944

Courtesy of Joe Phelan

Troop ship enroute to France from Southampton, 1944

Courtesy of Joe Phelan

LCI(L) 121 (left) and LCI(L) 298 (right) - photo taken from LCI(L) 266

Courtesy of Joe Phelan

Sunken ships form a breakwater off Normandy beaches, 1944

Courtesy of Joe Phelan

Portable dock, built in England, on the Normandy beaches, 1944

Courtesy of Joe Phelan

French cruiser amoungst the landing craft off Normandy, 1944

Courtesy of Joe Phelan

Normandy, June 1944

Courtesy of Joe Phelan

Frank Tucker, Isle of Wright

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Frank Tucker

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Frank Tucker, Belfast, Ireland, Sep 1944

Courtesy of Joe Phelan

Frank Tucker (L) and friend, 1945

Courtesy of Joe Phelan

 

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