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Harold Howard HANCOCK

Regimental number5035
Date of birth1 October 1896
Place of birthWasleys, South Australia
SchoolPinkerton Plains Public School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressWasleys, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, E Hancock, Wasleys, South Australia
Enlistment date3 October 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date15 March 1919
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, France, Belgium. Arrived back in Australia, 2 February 1919.
Date of death31 December 1942

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