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John HANCOCK

Regimental number2081
Place of birthGoulburn, New South Wales
SchoolGoulburn Public School, Goulburn, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address35 Gladstone Street, Enmore, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs Florence Edith Hancock, 35 Gladstone Street, Enmore, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 December 1916
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 14), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
125
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary HANCOCK; husband of Florence HANCOCK, 135 Baptist Street, Redfern, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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