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Reuben Henry Tucker III
Recipient of the Purple Heart medal
Died when: 58 years 342 days
Star Sign: Aquarius
Major General Reuben Henry Tucker III (January 29, 1911 – 6 January 1970) was a highly decorated senior officer in the United States Army. He served with distinction during World War II, where he commanded the 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment in Sicily, Italy, The Netherlands, Belgium and Germany from 1942 to 1945. He was one of the youngest regimental commanders of the war.