PVT Ernest Eugene Tucker

PVT Ernest Eugene Tucker

Birth
Statesville, Iredell County, North Carolina, USA
Death 20 Nov 1943 (aged 22)
Tarawa, Gilbert Islands, Kiribati
Burial Statesville, Iredell County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 28412097 · View Source
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He was killed on Tarawa Island during WWII. PVT. Ernest Eugene Tucker was a member of A Company, 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division. He died with many other Marines on the first day of the battle. Ernest was originally buried on Tarawa island and was located in 1979 and returned to his family to be buried here in May 1982.


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  • Created by: Julie Gibson
  • Added: 20 Jul 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 28412097
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PVT Ernest Eugene Tucker (3 Apr 1921–20 Nov 1943), Find a Grave Memorial no. 28412097, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Statesville, Iredell County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Julie Gibson (contributor 47002959) .