Interview with William Tucker, May 13, 2002

Project: Oldham County Historical Society: Oldham County Veterans Oral History Project

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William Tucker, born in Louisville, Ky on July 26, 1925, served in the Army as a Corporal. Tucker served from November 13, 1943 to April 17, 1946 in W.W. II. Tucker went to Camp Croft in South Carolina for his basic training, then he was sent to Fort Ord where he was put on a ship to New Guinea. Tucker also spent time in Bougainville and Manila, the capital city of the Philippines. Tucker received several medals for his time in the service including the bronze star for good conduct.

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2012oh106_ochs008

Interviewee Name

William Tucker

Interviewer Name

Ken Snell

Interview Date

2002-05-13

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Tucker, William Interview by Ken Snell. 13 May. 2002. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Tucker, W. (2002, May 13). Interview by K. Snell. Oldham County Historical Society: Oldham County Veterans Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Tucker, William, interview by Ken Snell. May 13, 2002, Oldham County Historical Society: Oldham County Veterans Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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