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Shandon in San Luis Obispo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Lee Tucker Pool

 
 
Lee Tucker Pool Marker image. Click for full size.
By James King, August 18, 2013
1. Lee Tucker Pool Marker
Inscription.  
Dedicated April 6, 1946
to the memory of
Lt. Lee E. Tucker U.S.A
Born in Shandon Nov. 25, 1915
Killed in action in Italy
April 17, 1945

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
 
Location. 35° 39.367′ N, 120° 22.677′ W. Marker is in Shandon, California, in San Luis Obispo County. Memorial is at the intersection of Centre Street and North 1st Street when traveling west on Centre Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Shandon CA 93461, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tribute to a Young Man (approx. 6.6 miles away); Creston Community Church (approx. 12˝ miles away).
 
More about this marker. The marker is in the Crawford W. Clarke Memorial Park at the corner of Centre and 1st Streets in Shandon.
 
Regarding Lee Tucker Pool. A photograph of Lt. Tucker, with his brother Percy Usher Tucker, appears on page 332 of the book Mission to Tokyo: The American Airmen Who Took the War to the Heart of Japan. Percy Tucker ultimately commanded the B-29 Lady Annabelle in the Pacific Theater.
 
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Lee Tucker Pool & Monument image. Click for full size.
By James King, August 18, 2013
2. Lee Tucker Pool & Monument
The monument is at the base of the flag pole in front of the pool entrance.
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this page online
. The first picture in the article is of Lt. Tucker(on the left). (Submitted on August 20, 2013, by James King of San Miguel, California.) 
 
The Tucker Brothers image. Click for full size.
1942
3. The Tucker Brothers
2nd Lieutenants Lee E. (left) and Percy U. Tucker, USA (via Terry Rhodes Tucker)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 20, 2013, by James King of San Miguel, California. This page has been viewed 663 times since then and 32 times this year. Last updated on June 1, 2021, by Ronald D. (Ron) Trigueiro of Fresno, California. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 20, 2013, by James King of San Miguel, California.   3. submitted on September 19, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 18, 2021