Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Sinclair Tuck

In memory of:

Captain William Sinclair Tuck

October 30, 1916

Military Service






Canadian Field Artillery


2nd Trench Mortar Bty

Honours and Awards:

Mentioned in Despatches

Additional Information

Nephew of William Sinclair Davis, of Oakville, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 175 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Somme, France

Grave Reference:

A. 15.


Courcelles-au-Bois is a village in the Department of the Somme. It is approximately 13 kilometres north of Albert in the hilly country west of Ancre. The COURCELLES-AU-BOIS, COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION is on the north of the village at the junction of the roads to Coigneux and Sailly-au-Bois.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial Plaque– A brass Memorial Tablet containing the names of Upper Canada College students who died on active service during WWI.   It was unveiled on May 1st, 1921.  UCC is located in Toronto, Ontario.
  • Photo of William Sinclair Tuck– From "The War Book of Upper Canada College", edited by Archibald Hope Young, Toronto, 1923.  This book is a Roll of Honour including former students who served during WWI.
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Memorial– Memorial marker to Captain William Sinclair Tuck. Located in St. Jude's Cemetery, Oakville, Ontario.
  • Inscription

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