T. J. Tucker

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T. J. Tucker Esq. was a soldier serving with the North Lincolnshire Regiment of Foot when the Regiment was posted to the Eastern Frontier of the Cape Colony between 1860 and 1863, shortly after the Xhosa cattle-killing movement and famine (1857-1858). At first, the Regiment was posted to Grahamstown but was later transferred to Keiskama Hoek (Keiskammahoek) in 1862.


T. J. Tucker Esq. was a member of the Dramatic Club and acted in one production during his stay at the Eastern Frontier.

Contribution to SA theatre

August 30, September 11 & 19, 1862: Acted in the one-act farce with Members of the Dramatic Club in the production, The Ugly Customer. (Mr Simon Coobiddy, a retired grocer).

(North Lincoln Sphinx, Vol 1, No 14, December 10, 1862, page 261.)


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