Shandon in San Luis Obispo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Lee Tucker Pool
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
Location. 35° 39.367′ N, 120° 22.677′ W. Marker is in Shandon, California, in San Luis Obispo County. Marker 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.
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. 12.5 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.
Also see . . .
1. Gold Star Family Registry. (Submitted on August 20, 2013, by James King of San Miguel, California.)
2. The Sam Browne Belt Gave U.S. Officers a Distinctive Look. 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.)
Categories. • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 20, 2013, by James King of San Miguel, California. This page has been viewed 405 times since then and 34 times this year. Last updated on August 20, 2013, by James King of San Miguel, California. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 20, 2013, by James King of San Miguel, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.