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Charles Evan HANCOCK

Regimental number2140
Place of birthBellingen, New South Wales
SchoolWest Kempsey Public School, West Kempsey, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
AddressWoodburn, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, C H Hancock, Woodburn, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Karoola on 16 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 07-14 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death10 August 1915
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Special Memorial, C, No. 113), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Catherine HANCOCK, Woodburn, New South Wales. Native of Bellingen, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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