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First Name: Dalmer

Last Name: Tucker

Birthplace: Tyler, TX, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Home of Record: Woodville, TX
Middle Name: B.

Date of Birth: 11 May 1920

Date of Death: 23 February 2012

Rank: Corporal

Years Served:
Dalmer B. Tucker

•  World War II (1941 - 1945)


Dalmer B. Tucker

Corporal, U. S. Army

Silver Star

Headquarters, 1st Infantry Division, General Orders No. 12 (April 3, 1943)
The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress July 9, 1918, takes pleasure in presenting the Silver Star to Corporal Dalmer B. Tucker (ASN: 38059943), United States Army, for gallantry in action while serving with Battery C, 33d Field Artillery Battalion, 1st Infantry Division, during World War II.
While his battalion was being attacked by enemy planes, Corporal Tucker, despite heavy strafing and shelling and the constant danger of exploding ammunition in burning vehicles on either side, remained at his gun and directed heavy and accurate fire at these attacking planes.

Origin of Nickname/Handle:

Texas WWII Exceptional Gallantry

Honoree ID: 316129   Created by: drjones46




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